Anti-Fraud Framework

Wealden’s policy statements of the Council’s strategy for combating and dealing with fraud and corruption both within and against the authority.

The Council has established a free-phone number and an email facility to enable the confidential reporting of suspected fraud, corruption or malpractice (excluding Reporting Benefit Fraud). The free-phone number is 0800 0853278 and the email address is

The Anti-Fraud and Anti-Corruption Framework is a collection of four documents setting out the policies of the Council with regard to fraud, corruption and malpractice.

The Anti-Fraud Corruption strategy being the highest level document within the Framework, providing the key principles to be observed by those associated with the Council. The Strategy provides an overview of the intended culture of the Council in opposing fraud, corruption and malpractice.