You can report concerns about fraud and corruption within or against Wirral Council through one of the following options:

report fraud online

  • call free on 0800 731 5783
  • text 07491 163806, starting your message with ‘fraud’

You have the right to remain anonymous, all information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Find out more about fraud against Wirral Council 

Reporting benefit fraud

As of 1 October 2015 the responsibility for Benefit Fraud investigation (including Housing Benefit Fraud) has moved to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

Find out more information at

To report:

  • call freephone 0800 854440
  • write to:

National Benefit Fraud Hotline
PO Box 224