Borough Council of Wellingborough

A number of residents have received a telephone call from ‘the council’

The caller may claim to know personal or financial information about you. If you receive one of these calls, please don't confirm or offer any personal details. The calls are not from the council.

ActionFraud Police


Housing Benefit Payments - Christmas 2015

There will be some minor changes to the Housing Benefit payment runs in December 2015.

Changes to Welfare Benefits

There are many changes happening to some of the benefits that people receive both now and over the next few years.

Benefit fraud

It is estimated that every year Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support cheats cost the country around £0.9 billion in stolen Benefits. This is money that could be spent on improving services for people in real need and it's your taxes that are paying for their luxuries.

Information on Benefits

Sub-categories of Benefits