Decision details

Shared Anti-Fraud Service (Forward Plan Reference FP1155)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Consideration to join the Shared Anti-Fraud Service.

Decisions:

Exempt report of the Executive Director (Finance and Transformation) provides an overview of the council’s current approach to anti-fraud, and proposals around joining the Shared Anti-Fraud Service.

 

(1)       The Decision Taken

 

RESOLVED:

(unanimous)

 

Cabinet approved the Council entering into the Shared Anti-fraud Service partnership managed by Hertfordshire County Council from 1 April 2023.

 

(2)        Reasons for the Decision

 

With the upcoming end of the Sopra Steria contract, it is an opportune time to look at a more holistic and proactive approach to fraud investigation, and it is proposed that the council joins the shared anti-fraud service which will bring the benefits listed in section 3.14 of the report.

Report author: Richard Baker

Publication date: 13/01/2023

Date of decision: 10/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 10/01/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/01/2023

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