Hackney Council staff sacked following fraud investigation

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Internal fraud investigations at Hackney Council have led to the dismissal of seven of its staff, it has emerged.

Two were sacked over the misuse of a parking permit, two others were given the boot for mishandling a social housing tenancy or application.

A further two who were told to clear their desks had been previously suspended as a consequence of an investigation into goings-on at Hackney Homes, the council’s housing arms-length management organisation.

There was one case involving a member of staff carrying out their own private work in council time.

Between April last year and the end of this March, 11 workers resigned or left whilst under investigation for wrongdoing.

This included three who were involved in the misuse of a parking permit, and two staff who could not work in the UK because of their immigration status;

There were two cases involving a potential conflict between ...

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