An arrest warrant has been issued after a former Tory councillor apparently fled the country in the wake of benefit fraud claims. Anniina Davie quit Bournemouth council last year citing “health grounds” — but now stands accused of illegally claiming Jobseekers’ Allowance and Employment Support Allowance while serving as a Tory member. Davie is believed to be living […]

Efforts to portray every nearly single benefit claimant as “on the fiddle” stepped up a gear at the weekend with the DWP briefing the media with tabloid-ready “bizarre benefit fraud excuses”, including: “We don’t live together – he just comes each morning to fill his flask.” “I was carrying the ladders for therapy.” “I never […]