New body to oversee expenses ‘could have chilling effect on MPs’ freedom of speech’ – The Guardian

Posted June 29th, 2009 in expenses, freedom of expression, news, parliament by sally

“Gordon Brown’s plans to set up an ­independent body to take charge of parliamentary expenses could have a ‘chilling effect’ on MPs’ freedom of speech, the most senior official in the House of Commons warned today.”

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The Guardian, 26th June 2009