Loloahi Tapui, former housekeeper of Attorney General Baroness Scotland, has been convicted of fraud at Southwark Crown Court.

The affair was extremely embarrassing for the Attorney General, who was fined £5,000 for employing the illegal immigrant last year.

Baroness Scotland was fined under a system she herself steered through the Lords as part of the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Act 2006.

Following an investigation, the UK Border Agency said it was satisfied that Baroness Scotland did not knowingly employ an illegal immigrant.

The Tongan was convicted of fraud by false representation, possession of a false identity document and overstaying her leave to remain.

Tapui claimed that Baroness Scotl...

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