Official Statistics

Estimated fraud and error savings 2011/12 to 2014/15

Estimates of fraud and error saving resulting from new initiatives introduced during the period 2011/12 to 2014/15.

Detail

This publication gives estimated savings resulting from 17 new initiatives introduced during the period 2011/12 to 2014/15 to reduce fraud and error. It explains the approaches taken to measure the impact of these various activities.

It differs from the fraud and error in the benefits system national statistics publication which measures the gross amount of benefit expenditure overpaid each year.