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Report council employee and contractor corruption and fraud

We are committed to building trust with our residents and we take fraud and corruption within the council very seriously.

Corruption and fraud can occur in many areas of our business including:

  • an officer or councillor abusing their position for gain
  • contractor providing cash, goods, or services in kind to a councillor or officer in return for the award of a contract
  • making a false overtime claim
  • misuse of a purchase card.

Corruption stops us getting value for money and erodes the public's confidence in us.

How to report council employee and contractor corruption and fraud

You can contact us of any concerns you have where you suspect fraud has been committed, by completing our fraud report form.

You are able to report fraud anonymously.

However, in most cases it would be helpful if you could leave your contact details, so that we can contact you for further information should we need it.

If we do need to share information that you’ve provided to us, will we contact you for your consent.

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