During a period of unemployment in mid-1996, Sarah Kerr was claiming Job Seekers Allowance, Council Tax Benefit and Housing Benefit while she looked for work. After a few months she was offered a temporary job and visited her local Job Centre to let them know. She was subsequently offered a permanent position and settled back into full employment.
In the summer of 1997 Sarah was summoned to court to answer changes of benefit fraud. Her solicitor informed her that she had only one chance of avoiding prison – to plead guilty. So, despite initially refusing, she reluctantly agreed and was convicted.
The next twenty years were a living nightmare for Sarah.
She lost her job. She lost her home. She struggled every day just to survive.
Determined to clear her name and reveal the injustice she suffered, Sarah has finally found a solicitor prepared to represent her and has lodged an appeal with the court.
This is her story.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 My Birth 1955
Chapter 2 My Mother’s Wedding: 1959
Chapter 3 Self-Defence Lesson at Age Five
Chapter 4 Jamaica’s History.
Chapter 5 My Parents Immigrated to England 1962
Chapter 6 “Marcus Crankco”
Chapter 7 I was Once Kicked in the Head by a Mule! 1963
Chapter 8 I Got Burnt by a Clothes Iron 1964
Chapter 9 Michael’s Undelivered Message 1967
Chapter 10 The Day I Became a Young Woman 1967
Chapter 11 My Departure from Jamaica 1969