Benefits bosses vow to get tough in wake of cheating Cumbrian councillor case

Benefits bosses vow to get tough in wake of cheating Cumbrian councillor case
 

Benefits bosses have vowed to continue rooting out dishonest claimants after the high-profile prosecution of a Carlisle city councillor.
Father-of-two Barrie Osgood, 44, this week resigned as the city's councillor for Castle ward after he was convicted of fraudulently claiming £3,500 in housing benefit from the authority he represented.
He had denied the offence but was convicted after a trial.
After being sentenced by a district judge at the city's Rickergate courts complex, he issued a grovelling apology and conceded he should resign in the best interests of the council, the Labour party,... read more

 
2 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 29
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