By virtue of paragraph(s) 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.
Any action taken or to be taken in connection with the prevention, investigation or prosecution of crime.
Information is exempt to the extent that, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.
Information is not exempt if it relates to proposed development for which the local planning authority may grant itself planning permission pursuant to Regulation 3 of the Town & Country Planning General Regulations 1992.
The Policy, and Appendix to the report, will outline the Councils approach to verification of evidence to protect public finance from risk of fraud and error.