‘My husband’s death meant I didn’t get financial support’ – BBC News
By Andy VerityBBC Economics correspondent
media caption”I’m devastated that I have been penalised because of my husband’s death”
When Kim Kingston lost her husband to cancer, she had no idea she could be cut out from government support because she inherited money from his pension.
When the coronavirus crisis struck, Kim’s work was cut off by the lockdown.
But she has received nothing from government schemes designed to help support the self-employed.
Kim, from Southsea in Portsmouth, is among millions…