Home Forums Speakers Corner MPs' expenses: Telegraph investigation exposes all Tech Helproom | Windows Help | Apple Help | Digital Home & Smartphones Help | Consumer Rights Advice | Games | Speakers Corner | Beta Testing Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post << Prev… Pages 1 … 9 10 11 MPs' expenses: Telegraph investigation exposes all hssutton 22:34 07 May 2009 Locked The telegraph should make interesting reading on Friday.Jack Straw claimed back twice as much for his council tax as he had actually paid. He later repaid the money and apologised for the error. :)click here Quickbeam 19:46 18 May 2009 That comparison deserves a bigger target audience than this small forum has.You obviously paid more attention during history lessons than me. hssutton 09:55 19 May 2009 Oliver Cromwell Speech the Dissolution of the Long Parliament was printed in full in several online newspapers this week. laurie53 10:40 19 May 2009 That is the whole basis of the furore. People think that these things are illegal when they are not.Because these events took place within the Palace of Westminster, in all but the most blatant of cases, none of which have yet come to light in this instance, they are exempt from the law.That is why MPs can make the most outrageous allegations under parliamentary privilege, and why they can have their bars open whenever they like.Parliamentary privilege does not just apply within the Chamber.Hence "I have done nothing wrong". hssutton 11:16 19 May 2009 "That is why MPs can make the most outrageous allegations under parliamentary privilege, and why they can have their bars open whenever they like."click hereWell the first major casualty has been announced, The Speaker will resign.The question is when? at the next general election, so has to make sure He gets is £100,000 << Prev… Pages 1 … 9 10 11 This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.