Not getting it

Apart from a desire to find out just which of our MPs are corrupt or inept we must surely be reaching the point where everything that needs to be said has been said. Though much which needs to be done is still to be done. The most common excuses seem to be that either things “were within the rules” or where down to “honest mistakes”, as it’s terribly easy to forget when you’ve paid off a mortgage, or forget to only claim for the interest part of your mortgage. Given that the “rules” apparently state that all claims must be … Continue reading

Changing the rules

So finally we have the usual pathetic shadows of apologies that we’ve come to expect from Gordon and Dave. Neither seems particularly sorry about what their MPs have been doing over the years so much as that they’ve been caught. Of course still they carry on with the “within the rules” nonsense, the rules it would seem state: “Claims must only be made for expenditure that it was necessary for a Member to incur to ensure that he or she could properly perform his or her parliamentary duties” As Anna Raccoon observes in the case of Phil Woolas shoes, comics … Continue reading