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Elliot Morley faces jail after admitting MPs’ expenses fraud – The Guardian

“The former Labour minister Elliot Morley faces a prison sentence after pleading guilty to dishonestly claiming more than £30,000 in parliamentary expenses relating to false mortgage claims.”

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The Guardian, 7th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Former MP Jim Devine jailed for 16 months over expenses – BBC News

“Ex-Labour MP Jim Devine has been jailed for 16 months for fraudulently claiming £8,385 in expenses.”

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BBC News, 31st March 2011

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Expenses bill to soar as MPs force watchdog to relax rules – Daily Telegraph

“MPs will be able to claim millions of pounds more in expenses under reforms to the system to be announced today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 25th March 2011

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David Chaytor loses appeal to reduce jail sentence for expenses fraud – The Guardian

“Former Labour MP David Chaytor has lost an appeal to reduce his prison sentence for fiddling parliamentary expenses as senior judges ruled he had inflicted ‘serious damage’ to our ‘priceless democratic system’ and could have received an even longer jail term.”

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The Guardian, 23rd March 2011

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David Chaytor seeks cut in prison sentence – The Guardian

“The former Labour MP David Chaytor has launched a high court bid to reduce his 18-month prison sentence for fiddling his parliamentary expenses.”

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The Guardian, 22nd March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

MPs’ expenses: strict new rules to be eased – Daily Telegraph

“The rules governing MPs’ expenses are to be relaxed this week following months of complaints that the current system is unfair.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st March 2011

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MPs’ expenses: David Chaytor to challenge sentence – BBC News

“Former Labour MP David Chaytor has launched a bid to challenge his jail sentence for fiddling his expenses.”

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BBC News, 23rd February 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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