A 49-year-old man from Tamworth, who claimed £88,000 in benefits while he was performing on stage as a drag queen, has been jailed.
Mark Hawthorn, better known as stage performer, ‘Glitterlips’, was sentenced to six months in prison for illegally claiming benefits between November 2003 and March 2012.
On sentencing the man, Judge Michael Challinor said:
You should have confined your acting ability to female impersonation rather than defrauding the state.
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Friday will be another dry day, and although cloudier than Thursday, some bright or sunny spells and still expected.
Remaining dry with some warm sunny spells, although high cloud will make sunshine rather hazy at times.