MP Denies Benefit Fraud

Wellingborough MP Peter Bone has had his house raided by police over allegations of benefit fraud.

Peter Bone

Mr Bone insists he's "totally innocent" over the claims relating to £100,000 of benefits his mother-in-law received for residential care.

In March 2013 the MP's house was raided and he was questioned for three hours about the long-running dispute with Northamptonshire County Council dating back to 2009.

It's thought the council are claiming they were not given accurate information about Mr Bones mother-in-law, Dorothy Sweeney's, assets.

The County Council told Heart they were unable to comment at the moment for legal reasons-  its currently subject to a civil court case.

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