LibDem MPs Caught With Snouts In The Trough | Anorak

Posts Tagged ‘LibDem MPs Caught With Snouts In The Trough’

LibDem MPs Caught With Snouts In The Trough

IN the interests of fairness and equality the LibDems have also been found guilty of having their noses in the trough.

The Parliamentary Standards Commissioner, John Lyon, rules that Liberal Democrat MPs Richard Younger-Ross, John Barrett, Sandra Gidley and Paul Holmes are guilty of a “serious misjudgment” in the matter of rent arrangements at the MPs Dolphin Square masnion block.

In brief: the flat owners wanted more rent. Some MPs were invited to agree to pay more rent money or move out in exchange for a cash sweetner. Some agreed. And took the money. This left the taxpayer to foot the higer bill for the MPs to remain ensconsed in their swanky pads.

Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: 19th, March 2010 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0