The new Chief Secretary to the Treasury

  hssutton 23:24 30 May 2010

We now find The new Chief Secretary to the Treasury flipped his house, but it was all within the "law". the saga is never ending.

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  rdave13 23:35 30 May 2010

Who owns the Telegraph?
Hopefully it is the Sky owner.
Won't mention his name as it would burn my lips in mentioning it.
If so then online links to the said paper will be expensive as it will be a pay for view.
Bye Telegraph.

  Forum Editor 23:58 30 May 2010

it was within the law - There is no suggestion that Mr Alexander has broken any tax laws.

There's no 'saga', and no story, it's just The Telegraph doing some sensation-seeking.

  rdave13 00:06 31 May 2010

Phew, another 'non-story'.

Still studying the meaning of words.
Thanks to your advice on an other thread.

  natdoor 15:46 31 May 2010

"it's just The Telegraph doing some sensation-seeking".

No change there, then!

  peter99co 16:41 31 May 2010

Phew, another 'non-story'.
That is why it is also on BBC News as well.

Is this a game of Chinese Whispers?

  spuds 22:24 31 May 2010

"it's just the Telegraph doing some sensation-seeking"

But wasn't it the Telegraph investigative team who unearthed the MP expenses scandal. Perhaps they should have kept quiet, then there may not have been pay-backs and stand-downs, plus prosecutions?.

  spuds 15:10 01 Jun 2010

"A little before that release, someone leaked all the documentation to the Daily Telegraph, presumably for money,and the Telegraph wrote it up"

My understanding (from the Telegraph itself) was a fairly large specialist team was formed (in secrecy), who undertook extensive investigations as to the facts that had been unearthed. Heather Brooke most likely never had the resources or back-up required for a story of this kind. In which case the story would have been dead before it even had a chance for mass publication.

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