Former Livingston MP Jim Devine leaves prison – BBC News

Posted August 1st, 2011 in early release, expenses, fraud, news, parliament, sentencing by tracey

“Former Labour MP Jim Devine has been released from prison after serving a quarter of his 16-month sentence for expenses fraud.”

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BBC News, 1st August 2011

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Protests as inquiry into ‘blagging’ case minister and his agent is dropped – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 29th, 2011 in data protection, expenses, news, private investigators by tracey

“The independence of the Information Commissioner’s Office has been called into question by Labour after the watchdog declined to pursue an inquiry into minister Jonathan Djanogly.”

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Daily Telegraph, 28th July 2011

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MPs’ expenses watchdog refuses to name politicians under investigation – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 25th, 2011 in expenses, news, parliament by tracey

“The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa), which was brought in to clean up the discredited MPs’ expenses system, initially indicated that politicians would be identified when a formal probe was launched.”

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Daily Telegraph, 25th July 2011

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Former MP jailed for expenses fraud made second highest claims last year – The Guardian

Posted July 21st, 2011 in expenses, fraud, news, parliament by sally

“A former MP jailed for expenses fraud claimed the second highest amount of parliamentary allowances last year, records have revealed.”

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The Guardian, 21st July 2011

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Lord Hanningfield loses appeal against expenses conviction – The Guardian

Posted July 21st, 2011 in appeals, expenses, fraud, news by sally

“A former Tory peer jailed after being found guilty of fiddling his parliamentary expenses has lost an appeal against his conviction.”

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The Guardian, 20th July 2011

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Lord Hanningfield jailed for nine months for fiddling parliamentary expenses – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 1st, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, parliament, sentencing by tracey

“Former Tory peer Lord Hanningfield has jailed for nine months after being found guilty of fiddling his parliamentary expenses.”

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Daily Telegraph, 1st July 2011

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Chris Huhne faces second inquiry into 2010 general election expenses – The Guardian

Posted June 1st, 2011 in elections, expenses, inquiries, news by sally

“Chris Huhne is facing a second potentially damaging inquiry after the elections watchdog announced it was reviewing all his expenses from the general election in response to allegations he broke the rules.”

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The Guardian, 1st June 2011

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Ex-Tory peer Lord Taylor jailed for expenses fraud – BBC News

Posted May 31st, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, sentencing by sally

“Ex-Tory peer Lord Taylor of Warwick has been jailed for 12 months for falsely claiming £11,277 in parliamentary expenses.”

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BBC News, 31st May 2011

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Lord Hanningfield found guilty of expenses fraud – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 26th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament by sally

“Former Tory peer Lord Hanningfield has been found guilty of fiddling his parliamentary expenses.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th May 2011

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Jury set to retire in Lord Hanningfield expenses trial – BBC News

Posted May 26th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament by sally

“The jury in the case of a Conservative peer accused of expenses fraud is due to retire to consider its verdict on Thursday.”

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BBC News, 25th May 2011

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Elliot Morley jailed for cheating his expenses – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 20th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament, sentencing by tracey

“Elliot Morley became the first former minister to be jailed for cheating his expenses when he was sentenced to 16 months today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th May 2011

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Hogan Lovells dismisses senior litigator over £1m of false expenses – The Lawyer

Posted May 18th, 2011 in dismissal, expenses, false accounting, news, solicitors by tracey

“Hogan Lovells senior litigator Christopher Grierson has been dismissed from the partnership after claiming over £1m in false expenses over the course of four years.”

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The Lawyer, 17th May 2011

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

Posted April 8th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament by sally

“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

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

Posted March 31st, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, sentencing by sally

“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

Posted March 23rd, 2011 in appeals, expenses, false accounting, news, sentencing by sally

“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

Posted March 22nd, 2011 in appeals, expenses, false accounting, news, sentencing by sally

“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

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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

Posted February 24th, 2011 in appeals, expenses, false accounting, news, sentencing by sally

“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

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MPs’ expenses: Eric Illsley jailed for 12 months – The Guardian

Posted February 10th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament, sentencing by sally

“The former Labour MP Eric Illsley has been jailed for 12 months at Southwark crown court after pleading guilty to charges of false accounting concerning nearly £14,500 in parliamentary expenses.”

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The Guardian, 10th February 2011

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