Report possible fraud

Midlothian Council works with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to investigate benefit fraud.

The information you provide is strictly confidential.

Examples of benefit fraud

  • Working but not declaring it when claiming benefit
  • Claiming as a single person but living with a partner.
  • Claiming from an address but not living there.
  • Not declaring the full amount of income, savings or capital when claiming benefit.
  • Claiming when, for any reason, they have no right to claim Housing Benefit or DWP state benefits.