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If you are due to receive your housing benefit payment on 25 December 2023, this will be paid into your bank account on Thursday 21 December. Your usual payment schedule will resume in January 2024

Report Fraud

Fraud is committed by claiming benefits you are not entitled to, including Council Tax Support. If you provide false information or fail to declare a change in circumstances, you may be committing benefit fraud.

You can find out more information about benefit fraud and the steps taken if someone is suspected of the offence on the gov.uk website.

Report benefit fraud

If you suspect that someone is fraudulently claiming benefits you can report this online on the Government website.

Report Council Tax and Council Tax Support fraud

If you suspect that someone is acting fraudulently by wrongly receiving Council Tax Support or a discount on their Council Tax please Contact Us. Alternatively, you can use the form at the bottom of the page.

All reports are treated confidentially and we will undertake any necessary investigations.

Last updated 29 September 2023
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