Barrow benefits claimant given fine
Last updated at 11:29, Friday, 07 February 2014
A BARROW woman on benefits appeared in court after failing to notify the Department for Work and Pensions her circumstances had improved.
Tracy Wilson-Payne, 46, pleaded guilty at Furness Magistrates’ Court to three offences.
Wilson-Payne, of Melbourne Street, Barrow, who received income support, housing benefit and council tax benefit, failed to notify the DWP when her partner gained employment. She was fined £150 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £20 surcharge. The money will be deducted from her benefits.
First published at 09:16, Friday, 07 February 2014
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Well she shouldn't of been so stupid, using our hard earned tax to fund her lifestyle.