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Data Sharing and Tracing Solutions for the Public Sector
“LoCTa is brilliant, it provides is with good hits and we have found it to be very successful”
Mike Brooks Senior Systems Control Officer. Gravesham Borough Council.

Data Matching

The LoCTA Data Matching service for Benefits is available to all subscribing Local Authorities.

On a fortnightly basis LoCTA searches through all subscribing Authorities’ databases to identify multiple open benefit claims across different Authorities.

When a duplicate claim is found the results are compiled into a report. Every Authority involved in the match receives the report via email which contains the relevant information.

The data matching report is a proactive method of identifying possible fraudulent claims across Authorities and is a powerful tool in the fight against benefit fraud.