MPs who break tough new rules risk one year in jail – The Independent

Posted June 24th, 2009 in expenses, news, parliament by sally

“MPs who fiddle their expenses in future could face 12 months in jail or an unlimited fine under a crackdown announced last night. A Bill will be rushed through Parliament by next month with all-party support in an attempt to restore public confidence in MPs after it was shattered by the revelations about the allowances system.”

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The Independent, 24th June 2009