Decision details

Risk Based Verification Framework

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Information Only

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet considered a report of the Chief Executive proposing the adoption of a policy for risk based verification within the benefits service.




That the implementation of the Risk Based Verification Policy attached at Appendix 1 to the submitted report, be approved.


Reason for Decision


To improve performance in reducing fraud and error leading to additional Government funding through the Right Benefit initiative.


Other Options


To continue to work as we are but this would not free up the additional resources required to do the further checks.


Note: This is an Executive function

Eligible for call in to Policy & Resources Scrutiny Committee

Executive Councillor: Moring

Report author: Joe Chesterton

Publication date: 22/09/2017

Date of decision: 19/09/2017

Decided at meeting: 19/09/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/09/2017

This decision has been called in by:

Accompanying Documents:


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