Decision details

London Counter Fraud Hub

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The Cabinet will be asked to approve proposals for the Council to participate in a London-wide collaborative contract, led by the London Borough of Ealing and awarded to CIPFA Business Ltd, in respect of the London Counter Fraud Hub, to provide a powerful fraud detection solution, combining advanced data matching with intelligent analytics and local government counter fraud expertise.


Cabinet resolved to:


(i)  Approve the Council’s participation in the London Counter Fraud Hub as a participating authority through the collaborative contract let by the London Borough of Ealing and awarded to CIPFA Business Ltd, on the terms set out in the report;


(ii)  Authorise the Chief Operating Officer, in consultation with Cabinet Member for Finance, Performance and Core Services and the Director of Law and Governance, to enter into the contract and all other necessary or ancillary agreements including any future project expansion arrangements; and


(iii)  Authorise the provision of council data extracts to CIPFA for the purposes of preventing and detecting fraudulent or erroneous activity.

Report author: Christopher Martin

Publication date: 17/07/2019

Date of decision: 16/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 16/07/2019 - Cabinet

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