Anti-fraud and corruption
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has a duty to protect the public funds under its control against fraud and corruption both from within the council and from external sources. To assist in the fight against fraud and corruption, the council supports the Local Government Fraud Strategy – Fighting Fraud and Corruption Locally.
If you suspect fraud is being committed against Basingstoke and Deane, report it to us. You do not have to give your name when reporting fraud. If you wish to disclose your name, we will keep this confidential and it may help with our enquiries.
When reporting fraud, we ask that you supply as much detail as possible but not seek to gather evidence on our behalf.
If you wish to report a fraud, you can do this in several ways:
- By telephone: Freephone hotline 0800 525 927
- Online form: Report Fraud Online
- By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
National Fraud Initiative (NFI) - Data matching
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is required by law to protect the public funds it administers. To help prevent and detect fraud and error the council participates in the National Fraud Initiative data matching exercise.
The exercise run by the Cabinet Office requires us to provide particular sets of data for matching against information provided by other bodies. This data includes personal information that has been provided to us.
For further information please see the Level 2 Notice in the documents below.
National Fraud Initiative - Level 2 Notice(PDF) [190 kb]
Anti-Money Laundering Policy 2021(PDF) [568 kb]
Anti-Bribery Policy 2021(PDF) [682 kb]
Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy 2021(PDF) [296 kb]
Anti-Fraud and Corruption Strategy 2021(PDF) [647 kb]
Fraud Response Plan 2021(PDF) [409 kb]
Sanction Policy 2021(PDF) [419 kb]