We are committed to being open and transparent about how we work, our decision-making processes and the services provided. As part of this commitment we publish the following relevant data to increase democratic accountability and to comply with the requirements of the Local Government Transparency Code 2014.
These figures relate to investigations into fraud and irregularity carried out by Internal Audit.
For the purpose of these figures "fraud" is an intentional false representation, including failure to declare information or abuse of position, that is carried out to make gain, cause loss or expose another to the risk of loss. This includes cases where management authorised action has been taken including, but not limited to, disciplinary action, civil action, or criminal prosecution.