Labour MP Apsana Begum charged with housing fraud

Apsana Begum, 30, entered Parliament at last December’s general election with a giant 28,904 majority in East London’s Poplar and Limehouse.

But she has been accused of three offences relating to how she was given her council flat.

She is due before magistrates on December 10.

If convicted, Ms Begum could face a jail sentence and lose her Commons seat. [The Sun]

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