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'MUM OF THE YEAR' FALSELY CLAIMED DEAD HUSBAND'S BENEFITS

Kelly Harvey, 30 and new boyfriend Ryan Archbold -A bereaved wife once voted Mum Of The Year has been convicted of benefit fraud after claiming widows allowance long after her new partner had moved in. Benefits cheat Kelly Harvey, 30, won the award in February 2008 just five months before her brave husband Leyton lost a battle with cancer. The mum-of-two, from Stapenhill, Staffs., began claiming the allowance soon after her husbands death to help look after daughters Leigh and Mollie. But Harvey carried on claiming the cash, given only to single parents who have suffered bereavement, after new boyfriend Ryan Archbold moved into the family home in late 2010.Harvey dishonestly received £8,302 in widowed parents allowance and council and housing tax benefits between 2010 and last year, Burton Magistrates Court heard

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