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Have your say on the budget

Gloucestershire County Council is asking residents to have their say on proposals to focus on
vulnerable children and adults, better roads and a new school in next year’s budget.

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Fraud

Tackling fraud is an integral part of ensuring that tax-payers money is used to protect resources for frontline services. The cost of fraud to the public sector is estimated at £37.5 billion a year. This is money that can be better used to support the delivery of front line
services and make savings for local tax payers.

A culture of transparency should strengthen counter-fraud controls. The Code makes it clear that fraud can thrive where decisions are not open to scrutiny and details of spending, contracts and service provision are hidden from view. Greater transparency and the provisions in this Code, can help combat fraud.

The total GCC Fraud and Irregularity activity can be found within the Annual Internal Audit Activity Progress Reports published in June.

2016/17 (pages 12-14)
2015/2016 (pages 30-31)
2014/2015 (pages 26-28)

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