Pictured above Labour Party Councillor Gary Bush.
Melton Borough Labour Party Councillor, Gary Bush has been suspended from the Labour Party after being charged with benefit fraud and is to appear in court.
Melton Council has brought the prosecution against Mr Bush and is now to appear before Leicester Magistrates Court later.
A spokesman for the Labour Party said "Councillor Bush has been suspended from the Labour Party pending the outcome of an internal investigation. the acting leader of Melton Council`s Labour group is now Councillor John Moulding.