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MPs will be able to hide their expenses

MPs demand secrecy over public expenses while ordinary Brits subjected to more surveillance

MPs who are suspected of fiddling expenses will receive special protection under the law, it has been revealed. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority wants to withhold the names of those under investigation to save them from ‘reputational damage’. It also wants to raise MPs’ pay by 10 per cent and bar the public from hearings. While everyone else in the[Read More…]

Jeremy Hunt

Millionaire MP Jeremy Hunt claims 5p in expenses

Millionaire politician MP Jeremy Hunt has claimed 5p in expenses for a paper clip it has emerged. The cabinet minister also submitted expenses requests for an 8p page marker and a 41p black folder. It has also been reported that Mr Hunt will shortly be signing a £17 million business deal by selling his 49 per cent stake in Hotcourses[Read More…]