I have to say that I felt dreadfully sorry for Maria Miller during the recent vicious public 'stoning' over her expenses.
Humiliating messages taunting Maria Miller for her rogue expense claims were posted on her Department's official Twitter
Several things have happened in my students' union at Swansea University within the last few weeks, leading up to the Full Time Officer Elections, which are starting this week (24th March). It's been an interesting past few weeks, with student participation, awareness and involvement in the students' union at an all time high...
MPs' pay needs to be raised or there could be a repeat of the expenses scandal, the Parliamentary watchdog has claimed. David
Since MPs' pay has clearly fallen below this level, a one-off increase - combined with a rolling back of the expenses structure - is entirely reasonable. The message this conveys in the current climate may not be perfect, but sometimes substance needs to trump symbolism.
In real life, the moral universe is rarely as clear-cut as respectable doctors vs murderers. It's about the subtle slide into the pit and the fact that often, there's something to enjoy on the way down. If there weren't something in it for us, we wouldn't go there in the first place.
A Tory MP has complained that was forced to borrow money from his mum and dad because the Commons expenses watchdog is trying
Culture secretary Maria Miller will be investigated by the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, for allegedly misusing
A formal complaint has been made about £90,000 of expenses claimed by the Conservative culture secretary, Maria Miller. Labour
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