Tag Archives: MPs’ Expenses

The Chancellor of the Exchequer – “Austerity! Austerity! Austerity!”

Gideon spoke to us and said, “Look how much I’ve found down here – £10 million!” Hard to believe but the MPs, who remember are not on ‘Holiday’ but ‘Working’ in their constituencies, can each claim £3,750 from the Taxpayer … Continue reading

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Nadine Dorries Faces Expenses Investigation By The IPSA

Don’t you just love them? No, not really. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority officer said he had reason to believe Ms Dorries may have been paid travel and accommodation costs she was not entitled to. Have a good holiday Nadine! … Continue reading

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‘2nd Homes’ Again! This Looks Like It’s ‘Miller Time’

The old ‘second home’ dodge comes up yet again and this time it’s Maria Miller MP. The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards rules are that a second home must be for the exclusive use of MPs in fulfilling their duties and … Continue reading

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Oh Great, Yet Another MP Available To Claim Expenses

We Taxpayers are just so lucky. Another MP has returned to these shores to make themselves available to fill in as many expense forms as they can lay their hands on.

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MPs’ Expenses: Stephen Dorrell MP Reported

As we mentioned yesterday, Stephen Dorrell has a flat in that-there London. Sure enough it seems like there is a chance there are more dodgy rent deals about. It would appear that he didn’t watch ‘Dispatches’ at the start of the week. Link. … Continue reading

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Dispatches C4 Tonight: What A Bunch Of Lowlife

On the odd occasion we do get an email that asks us things like “Don’t you have anything better to do?” or “Don’t you people have a life?” Others suggest we are just “Looking for something to moan about.” At times … Continue reading

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MPs’ Expenses: Here We Go Again!

Helen Grant, Tory, only lives 19 miles from The House of Commons but manages to claim the maximum expenses for a 2nd home. She has a taxpayer-funded flat in London and her property portfolio also includes a £1.8 million house close to … Continue reading

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