Benefit fraud

It is estimated that £2 billion is stolen from the public by benefit cheats every year. Our fraud team is working towards stopping that money being lost, but we need your help. If you think someone is getting benefits that they are not entitled to then please report benefit fraud to us.

If you had an extra £2 billion for local services what would you do with it?

  • Spend it on our schools?
  • Spend it on our hospitals?
  • Help increase the number of police on the streets?
  • Reduce your council tax bills?
  • You won't get that choice because benefit cheats have spent it on themselves!

Report a fraud to us

You can report a benefit cheat online or you can call our fraud hotline on 01733 452250 between 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Friday. If you ring outside these hours then we have a 24 hour answer machine. This service is confidential and you do not have to leave your name.