Guidance

Fraud and error in the benefit system: supporting documents for statistical reports

Guides and supporting technical documents that provide information on how DWP produces fraud and error estimates.

Documents

Fraud and error measurement: variance and confidence intervals

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Uses and users of the DWP fraud and error in the benefit system statistics

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Quality methods

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Technical appendix for calculation of the total gross estimates and net loss estimates

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Technical appendix for Income Support, Jobseeker’s Allowance and Pension Credit

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Technical appendix for Housing Benefit

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Technical appendix for Universal Credit

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Ad hocs and pricing policy

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Detail

These guides and supporting technical documents provide information on how DWP produces Fraud and error estimates. They address data quality and provide background on the uses and users of the estimates we produce.

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