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“Westminster politicians continue to fiddle expenses as latest Tory scandal emerges

Top Tory Maria Miller faces Cabinet axe over £90k of second-home expenses claims

Mrs Miller, 49, has been under investigation for the past year over second-home allowances she made between 2005 and 2009.

She claimed for a second-home mortgage and costs on the London home where her family lived.

At the same time the Tory minister also had two properties that she rented in her Basingstoke constituency.

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By IainS Posted: February 16, 2014

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  • josdave  |  February 17 2014, 8:05AM

    Why is anybody surprised by this? While the rest of us are struggling with the effects of a recession caused by those at the top MPs are doing very nicely. All in this together? Don't make me laugh.

  • AnBalores  |  February 17 2014, 2:33PM

    Westminster and its structures are amongst the most corrupt institutions in the world. Overdue a root and branch reform.

  • break  |  February 17 2014, 5:58PM

    Well they're not going to reform themselves,if people reformed themselves,we wouldn't need prisons.

  • Slimslad  |  February 17 2014, 8:05PM

    Politicians are corrupt? Really?

  • Slimslad  |  February 17 2014, 8:30PM

    It could be said that those who only highlight the corruption in one Party, whilst ignoring the same corruption in others? Could be said to be dishonest.

  • AnBalores  |  February 18 2014, 12:26PM

    Exclusive: Commons Speaker John Bercow attacks 'sexist, snobbish, yobbish' PMQs and says he favours radical reform http://tinyurl.com/nc6p4fn

 
 

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