|Taxpayers have already paid £8,500 to put up jobless mother in a hotel for five months
- Shanique Vickerman and her young son have been staying at a Travelodge.
- She claims there is not enough room in the hotel - which costs £400 a week.
- Accommodation and breakfast at the hotel costs around £50-a-night.
- She receives £72-a-week for food and essentials, and has applied for benefits.