Rother District Council is committed to the correct delivery of Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction to its citizens. We are also committed to ensuring that people in Rother are able to get the benefits and reductions to which they are entitled.

However, some people attempt to obtain benefits to which they are not entitled. Sometimes this is done with planning and intention. Where this is the case, the Council will look at the circumstances of the individual and the fraud and consider prosecution.

Benefit fraud affects every one of us and many fraud cases are brought to our attention by members of the public, for which the Council is grateful. Any contact is confidential; you do not have to give your name.

Fraud can be reported to us anonymously by contacting our 24-hour Benefit Fraud Hotline on 01424 787737 or by completing the online form below.

Alternatively, you can report benefit fraud to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) by calling the National Benefit Fraud Hotline on 0800 854 440 or by completing the online form below.

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