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UC rollout !

Anthony Sandys - 24/10/2014

Letter received yesterday from Neil Couling, the next ex-Director of UC, to Chief Exces.  So ...

resident tenant with resident sub-tenant - council tax liability - Wales

jamcon - 24/10/2014

From what you have written Helen, it would appear that your sub-tenant is in fact a licensee. He ...

HMRC RTI data match

helenpaine - 23/10/2014

Tranche 2 file received at Gateshead. No passported or Savings Credit cases on this one. DWP are ...

HMRC RTI data match

graeme - 23/10/2014

HB caseload about 28k

and yes, Northgate.

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Highest ever fraud identified by local Councils

23/10/2014

http://www.audit-commission.gov.uk/2014/10/highest
-value-of-fraud-detected-by-councils-since-audit-c...

UC roll-out; the Opposition responds

20/10/2014

"Dear Iain, At your party conference you
announced your intention to “accelerate the
d...

NAO report link

19/10/2014

http://www.nao.org.uk/report/housing-benefit-fraud
-and-error/ ...

NAO report on Housing Benefit fraud and error

17/10/2014

"The Department for Work & Pensions should have
increased its focus on Housing Benefit fraud and
err...