The attempt by the press to bully the Culture Secretary out of public life has got completely out of hand, and must be resisted.
Posts Tagged: MPs’ expenses
The public needs to know which MPs on the Standards Committee voted to cut Miller’s repayment to only £5,800.
MPs will always mark theirs – and everyone else’s, since we vote them in. Which is why Sir Ian’s new idea makes no sense.
The Culture Secretary’s options are now very limited.
She said sorry, in the Commons, for her “attitude” towards the standards commissioner’s inquiries.
Nick Clegg’s original proposals were a sham – a new Recall Bill must give true power to the people.
Zac Goldsmith MP: Clegg’s Recall Bill was a stitch-up – Cameron must keep his promise to introduce the real thing
Recall is the only way to truly empower voters. It is a reform we cannot afford to abandon.
Tories should recognise that there is no good reason to pay MPs more than the average wage
Several familiar faces are seeking a return to Parliament – for the same seats that threw them out in 2010.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter There is a letter in today's Guardian from Adrian Yalland, a former approved Conservative… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, which was set up as the regulator for expenses… Read more »
By Jonathan Isaby The BBC is reporting that the former Labour MP for Livingston, Jim Devine, has been jailed for… Read more »
Here is how the Press Association is reporting the news: Former Labour MP Jim Devine has been found guilty of… Read more »
By Jonathan Isaby The MPs' expenses scandal has seen its first culprit to be jailed. David Chaytor (pictured), formerly Labour… Read more »
Senior Tory backbencher wants IPSA investigated by the Standards and Privileges Committee for breach of parliamentary privilege
By Jonathan Isaby Sir John Stanley, the Conservative MP for Tonbridge and Malling, believes that by the way it is… Read more »