I WAS astonished to read Johann Lamont's comments accusing the First Minister of "lying and scaremongering"("Angry Lamont says Salmond is 'lying about the future of NHS'", The Herald, August 26).
According to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority and his local paper, Lincolnshire's Boston Standard, Mark Simmonds claimed £173,436.96 in expenses in 2013.
THE number of workers claiming housing benefit "to make ends meet" will continue to increase if a Conservative government is elected next year, Labour is to claim.
VULNERABLE tenants who face eviction are being denied a benefits top-up payment because of the huge volume of people already making claims after being hit by the bedroom tax.
A FORMER school teacher has been convicted of cheating the taxpayer out of almost £30,000 in disability benefits - after he was caught on film Morris dancing.