Barrow Borough Council is committed to preventing the
fraudulent or corrupt misuse of its cash or assets.
We have set up a series of preventative measures that have
been summarised in our Anti-Fraud and Corruption
Part of that strategy is our confidential free phone hot line
to our independent internal audit supplier,
Furness Audit. Members of the public can use this hot line,
anonymously if they prefer, to report their concerns about
potential fraudulent or corrupt misuse of our cash or assets.
Fraud Hot line: 0800 389 2330.
Apart from reports of benefit fraud, which are investigated by
the anti-fraud section of Liberata, all reports will be
investigated by Furness Audit and the identity of the complainant
will be protected.
Wherever possible, if requested, Furness Audit will report
progress on their investigations to the complainant. Exceptions to
this might be caused by data protection
guidelines, or the prevention of a compromise of a