Freedom of Information Request

Housing benefit information

Received: 23 August 2021

Please send me:
1. how many housing benefit claims were made in 2019/2020 and 2021

2. How many overpayments were made in 2019/2020/2021

3. How many under payment were made in 2019/2020 and 2021

4. How many people are in receipt of Housing Benefit

5. How much was lost or is the council chasing in relation to fraudulent claims

I would like the above information to be provided to me as [paper or electronic copies, audio-tape version or an opportunity to view].
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.
If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.
I look forward to hearing from you.

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (some exceeds appropriate limit) - application/pdf - Download