Read my posts about MPs’ expenses, and in particular the scandal over expense claims which broke during the 2005-10 Parliament.

Political

Odds sharply improve of next Parliamentary by-election being in a former Lib Dem constituency

Whilst we wait to find out if there will be a Parliamentary by-election in Peterborough, and with one definitely on the way in Newport West following the sad death of Paul Flynn, there is also now the chance of one in Brecon and Radnorshire. … Read the full post »

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Media & PR

Press Complaints Commission upholds complaint over reporting of an MP’s expenses

Here’s the main part of the ruling against the East Kilbride News: The complaint was made by the MP for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow, Michael McCann. The article related to his Parliamentary expenses, which had been published following the release of the figures by the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA). Mr McCann argued that … Read the full post »