Dear Lincolnshire County Council,
1, the number of checks undertaken by the council of outsourced housing benefit decisions over the last two years
2, the proportion of checked decisions that were considered by the council to be erroneous
3, the efforts made by outsourced providers to prevent such errors from recurring.
4, the name of the outsourcing company concerned
Such checks are required under the Contracting Out (Functions of Local Authorities: Income-Related Benefits) Order 2002, rule 4.
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I am writing regarding your information request which was received on
26/11/2019, where you asked Lincolnshire County Council for information
regarding housing benefits.
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