Corporate Investigation Team - Annual Report 2016/17
Decision Maker: Audit, Risk and Scrutiny Committee
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Committee had before it a report by the Head of Finance which presented the annual Corporate Investigation Team report for 2016/17.
The report recommended:
that the Committee note the contents of the Annual Report 2016/17.
The Vice Convener asked whether there was a particular reason why there was an increase in the number of fraud referrals. The Committee were advised that there had been an increase in the awareness of reporting fraud which may have contributed to the increase in the number of referrals and that if there were any other statistics available that a response would be provided to the Committee.
The Committee were advised that the Corporate Investigation Team had submitted responses to the National Fraud Initiative with some of those being incorporated into the Scottish Government recommendations.
The Committee resolved:-
(i) in response to a question from the Vice Convener relating to the increase in the number of fraud referrals to note that there had been an increase in the awareness of reporting fraud and that if there was any other reasons that a detailed response would be sought from the Corporate Investigation Manager and circulated to members;
(ii) to note that the team had submitted responses to the National Fraud Initiative with some of those being incorporated into the Scottish Government recommendations;
(iii) to congratulate staff on the work carried out throughout the year; and
(iv) to otherwise approve the recommendation contained in the report.
- COUNCILLOR STEPHEN FLYNN, Convener
Publication date: 04/12/2017
Date of decision: 23/11/2017
Decided at meeting: 23/11/2017 - Audit, Risk and Scrutiny Committee