The council ensures that we have sufficient and cost effective insurance to cover risks which can affect the authority and/or its residents.

How to make a claim

If you feel you have suffered a loss through negligence on the part of the council then please write to us >>. In order for a claim to succeed there has to be proven legal liability and negligence.

Audit Commission Act 1998

We are required under Section 6 of the Audit Commission Act 1998 to participate in the National Fraud Initiative data matching exercise. The data held by South Kesteven District Council will be used for cross-system and cross authority comparison for the prevention and detection of fraud.

Data Protection Act 1998

The information you provide to South Kesteven District Council will be used to enable the council to process your claim. We may share your information with our legal representatives, contractors or outside bodies who may be involved with the defence of the claim.

Solicitors wishing to know who the council's insurers are please be advised of the following:

  • Zurich Municipal - Portal ID C00108
  • Policy Number - QLA-10H091-0103

Please note that we are not a highways authority.  Such claims would be handled by Lincolnshire County Council.

If you would like to discuss anything further for certainty that we are the correct authority please submit an enquiry >>