A FORMER Labour councillor who admitted scamming thousands in benefit fraud will find out today when his next hearing will be.

Joginder Saroe, 62, of Beaconsfield Road, Southall, was handed a ten month suspended sentence for scamming more than £45,000 in incapacity and housing benefit.

The former British Airways employee was caught using the exclusive David Lloyd gym and driving an expensive Mercedes with a personalised number plate, while claiming disability benefit in 2005.

Saroe, who represented Labour for Dormers Wells, started claiming income support when his market stall business in Bristol collapsed in 1994.

But in August 1998, he started renting out a property he had bought in Glamorgan, Wales, which should have disqualified him from claiming the money.

Today his lawyers will go to court to iron out details for a confiscation hearing, where the tax man can seizer goods up to the value of his fraud.