Thursday, 4 December 2008

BBC slashes benefit fraud total

click here to go to the blogThe BBC claims in a news story today that "benefits cheats cost the UK taxpayer an estimated £400m a year". Even the DWP offers a figure of £800m! - and that is demonstrably too low. We look at the numbers for council tax single person discount, housing benefit, and incapacity benefit.

Posted on The Purple Scorpion