“My motivation throughout has not been to maximise profit but to simply protect our privacy and my wish not to reveal my sexuality.”
He typically claimed between £50 and £150 a month for utilities and £100 to £200 for maintenance. Receipts were not provided to back up the claims. However, in April 2008, the rules were changed and MPs had to provide receipts for any claims above £25. Mr Laws’s expense claims dropped sharply. For example, he claimed only £37 a month for utilities.' I'm sure that when independent scrutiny was applied that Laws suddenly found that all his utility bills miraculously diminished. Odd that mine seem to have been sky-rocketing at the same time.
and it gets even better.....“Although we were living together we did not treat each other as spouses'. Oh how my sides are aching from laughing at the poor boy's naivety and bewilerment. He seems an ideal choice for the post of Chief Secretary to the Treasury unless I am missing something.