£18million in benefits paid to prisoners has not been recovered - London Evening Standard - 16.12.12
More than £18 million in benefits wrongly paid to prisoners in the past four years has not been clawed back. The figures, revealed by a freedom of information request by the Mail on Sunday, show that between 2007 and 2011 overpayments as a result of "customers being in prison" were made worth £31.7 million but only £13.1 million was recovered - a shortfall of £18.6 million.
Lancashire PCC Clive Grunshaw faces expenses probe - BBC - 17.12.12
Lancashire's police and crime commissioner Clive Grunshaw is facing questions about his expenses while a councillor and police authority member following a freedom of information request from Conservative councillor.