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Fraud Research

The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, the West Midlands Fraud Forum and West Midlands ROCU want to commission research into a public health approach to fraud. This programme arises from the Deputy Police and Crime Commissioners ongoing research in the fraud prevention space. This specific area as a recommendation arose from a the National Fraud Summit which was hosted by the Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner in February 2020

This will be a grant funded piece of research.

Applicants are asked to read the grant specification and then fill in and return the application form. The closing date for written applications is noon on the 15th of January 2020. Successful applicants will then be expected to attend an online interview. Interviews will take place on the 29th of January. After this, a provider will be selected.

Notification of interviews will be sent out no later than 5pm on the 22nd of January.

The total grant value is up to £24,000 for a 3 month period.

Please send all written submissions to Brendan Warner-Southwell on the following email:

If you have any questions about the specification or the application process, please email Brendan Warner-Southwell on:

Information for applicants