Aide To Theresa May Drawn Into Row Over Election Expenses In South Thanet

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK

The Prime Minister Theresa May’s chief of staff has been drawn into the controversy over the Conservatives’ general election expenses, currently u...

Students Slam 'Greedy' £400,000 Vice Chancellor For Claiming £2 Biscuit Expenses

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education

University of Bath staff and students have labelled £400,000 Vice Chancellor Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell as “greedy” after it was revealed sh...

Ten Ways To Cut Your Monthly Expenses

The Huffington Post | Phillip Othen | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Running out of money before running out of month is a massive pain point. Wouldn’t it be fantastic to have a wedge of cash left at the end to spend,...

Millionaire Jeremy Hunt Made A Ridiculous Expenses Claim Last Year

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK

Millionaire Jeremy Hunt claimed 27p in expenses for two trips of 0.6 miles it has emerged. The health secretary - believed to be worth more than £10 ...

Simon Danczuk To Repay Thousands In Misclaimed Expenses

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK

Simon Danczuk will repay more than £11,000 in MPs expenses after the parliamentary watchdog found he claimed money for dependants who didn't live wit...

Ex-Ukip MEP sentenced to five years in jail for expenses fraud

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Politics

A former Ukip MEP has been jailed for five years after claiming almost half a million pounds in bogus expenses from the European Parliament. Ashley...

Ukip MEP Janice Atkinson Suspended Over 'Serious Financial' Allegations

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Politics

Ukip has removed the whip from MEP Janice Atkinson and axed her as a general election candidate "following allegations of a serious financial nature",...

£260,000 a Year Salaries Whilst Students Are Squeezed for Every Penny

James Beeson | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
James Beeson

Universities keep trying telling us about the importance of cutting costs. We are living in an age of austerity, and a measly £9000 a year in tuition fees per student is apparently not sufficient to maintain the high standards of education these institutions supposedly provide us with. Why is it then, that they find it appropriate to continue to reward their senior staff with extortionately large salaries and performance related bonuses that are dubious at best?

Lords' Fear Of Cheap Bubbly Vetoed Taxpayer Saving Measure

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Politics

The House of Lords rejected a change to catering arrangements to save taxpayer money because they feared the quality of the champagne would suffer. ...

How Not to Stress About Money

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

The feeling of being trapped is a horrible feeling, when pushed into the corner we usually make irrational choices that further worsen the situation and prolong the suffering. If you're feeling trapped, with debts increasing and that light at the end of the tunnel is appearing further away then GET HELP! Remove any pride from your situation and reach out; you'll thank me if you do!

6 Politicians Who Probably Should Not Slam Gary Barlow's Tax Avoidance

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Politics

Take That singer Gary Barlow has sparked calls from politicians to hand back his OBE after he allegedly invested in a tax avoidance scheme. Labour...

How to Solve a Problem Like Maria

Jake Hurfurt | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jake Hurfurt

Less than a quarter of Britons trust MPs. This worrying fact was published in an IPSOS/Mori poll in December 2013. If you polled the same people today, that figure would be below a fifth, thanks to the renewed scandal Maria Miller has brought to the Commons.

Maria Miller Should Be Sacked From Cabinet Says Poll

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Politics

Pressure on embattled Culture Secretary Maria Miller has been ramped up by a poll suggesting a large majority of voters think she should be dropped fr...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 4 April 2014... 1) HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA? Is Maria Miller, the culture secre...

Why Marshmallows and Money Are the Key to Success

Vivi Friedgut | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK
Vivi Friedgut

Understanding the repercussions of everyday financial decisions is just the starting point for good money management. This, along with techniques such as budgeting and making the most of their income, enables students to become 'future capable.'

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Do Half Of All Peers 'Clock In' And 'Clock Out'?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday 17 December 2013... 1) DO HALF OF ALL PEERS 'CLOCK IN' AND 'CLOCK OUT'? A superb investigation and ...

Tory MP Claims £6,000 In London Hotel Stays

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.12.2013 | UK Politics

Tory minister Andrew Lansley has reportedly claimed £6,000 in London hotel bills despite the fact he owns a home in the capital just one mile away fr...

Public Disenfranchisement With Politics: A Myth or Reality?

Dan Holliday | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Dan Holliday

It has been said that the British political system is bankrupt. One scandal after another has seen people lose faith in Britain's institutions and in the political process as a whole. A new paradigm way of thinking is needed. Is this mere unhelpful rhetoric, or genuinely the deal?

Tony Blair Dragged Into Thai Expenses Row

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK

Tony Blair's name has been dragged into a row over expenses after the Thai deputy prime minister came forward to deny paying the former British Prime ...

Nadine Dorries Pays Back Expenses, Implies Investigation Was Politically Motivated

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Politics

Nadine Dorries has implied the Conservative Party conspired with the parliamentary expenses watchdog in order to prevent her getting the party whip ba...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Osborne's '100% Cuts' Pledge

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday 12 July 2013... 1) OSBORNE'S '100% CUTS' PLEDGE Both the Telegraph and the Times splash on George Osb...

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David Cameron Refuses To Rule Out Accepting £8,000 Pay Rise

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron has refused to say whether he would turn down the £8,000 pay rise being offered to MPs by the independent body that sets politicians' s...

Sir Ian Kennedy Defends 'Fair' Pay Rise For MPs Amid Outrage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK Politics

MPs are facing an outcry after it was announced they are in line for a pay hike to £74,000 while the rest of the country suffers austerity. The ta...

Nadine Dorries To Be Investigated Over 'Im A Celebrity' Payments

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Politics

Nadine Dorries is to be investigated by the parliamentary standards commissioner over payments for her appearance on I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Her...

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Civil Servants Given 'Evening Dress' Allowance, Bill Picked Up By Taxpayers

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Politics

Whitehall civil servants are able to pass the cost of hiring evening dress onto the taxpayer, it has been revealed. Since 2008 civilian staff worki...