Corporate report

Sanction policy for fraudulent social security benefit claims

DWP policy for sanctions, including criminal prosecutions, for offences relating to benefit fraud.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This publication was withdrawn on

This policy document is no longer current. It was replaced by Penalties policy for social security fraud and error on 27 January 2015.

Documents

Sanction policy: In respect of fraudulent Social Security benefit claims

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This document sets out the policy of the Department for Work and Pensions towards sanctions, including criminal prosecutions, for offences relating to benefit fraud.

Published 12 May 2010