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.
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:
- Councillor Margaret Borton who writes Called-in for consideration by the Policy & Resources Scrutiny Committee"
- Councillor Julian Ware-Lane who writes Called-in for consideration by the Policy & Resources Scrutiny Committee"