Data about the Council’s counter fraud work for April 2020 to March 2021. This includes:
- Number of occasions powers have been used under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Regulations 2014.
- Number of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud.
- Number of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists.
- Total amount spent by the authority on the investigation and prosecution of fraud. Note: the data provided here represent the main cost to Brent for the counter fraud function, excluding legal and other exclusive costs that may arise from counter fraud work.
- Total number of fraud cases investigated. Note: the data provided here represent the total number of cases of all types that were concluded during 2020/21.
This information has been published in line with the local government Transparency Code 2015. The code has been designed to give to increase democratic accountability and make it easier for local people to contribute to the local decision making process and help shape public services. Information about other transparency related datasets, published on Brent Open Data, can be found on the Transparency code - key datasets page.