Treasury written question – answered on 6th September 2013.
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To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many prosecutions for housing benefit fraud were recorded in each local authority area in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11 and (c) 2011-12.
I have been asked to reply on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions.
DWP publishes a range of Housing Benefit Recovery and Fraud statistics at Local Authority level. These can be accessed here:
Specifically, the number of successful prosecutions is included in table 2.10 of the documents linked as follows:
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