Mp Expenses

The Wider Context of the Controversy Surrounding Maria Miller

Emily Stacey | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK Politics
Emily Stacey

In the lead up to 2015, David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband all have one key issue to address - that of trust. Until the public can regain confidence in the parliamentary system as well as their respect for MPs, the electorate will find it hard to determine which way to vote, if indeed they vote at all.

MPs Attacked Over Energy Expenses

PA | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK

MPs have come under attack for claiming £200,000 of taxpayers' money to cover the cost of their energy bills. Some 340 MPs, including Government m...

Conservative MP Liam Fox Claims 3p For 100 Metre Car Trip

Huffington Post/PA | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK

Former cabinet minister Liam Fox successfully claimed 3p of taxpayers' money for a car journey of about 100 metres, expenses documents reveal. The ...

Give MPs A Pay Rise, Or They'll Steal It

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK

Refusing to give MPs a pay rise will result in politicians stealing money, the Commons watchdog has suggested. MPs must have a boost in pay in orde...

Forget the Poor - Our Politicians are Wasting Away

Nash Riggins | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Nash Riggins

Perhaps instead of complaining, MPs should be a little more proactive when it comes to their mealtimes; after all, London may be an expensive city, but it's not hard to find affordable meals. It took me all of 20 seconds to find 118 restaurants within a stone's throw of Parliament that offer a wide range of two-course meals - complete with free delivery - all for under £15

Maria Miller's Expenses Under Scrutiny

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Politics

A formal complaint has been made about £90,000 of expenses claimed by the Conservative culture secretary, Maria Miller. Labour MP John Mann has co...

David Laws and Double Standards

Sophie Rodger | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK Politics
Sophie Rodger

Tuesday's reshuffle thus marks the return to grace of the former Chief Secretary to the Treasury who, in May 2010, was forced to resign from his post only days into the job after his parliamentary expenses claims became the subject of close scrutiny, and then scandal. What had Laws done, and what are we to make of his return?

MPs To Review Loathed Expenses Regime

PA | Posted 06.09.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION - MPs will carry out a root and branch review of the laws governing their expenses regime by the end of this year under plans newly ...