At Least One MP Is Expected To Be Prosecuted
By Tory Aardvark
About time, the expenses scandal has dragged on and on, and now it looks like there are going to be some prosecutions, and hopefully some jail sentences for the political elite.
Hot favourite for prosecution and mailbag sewing is disgraced former Labour Minister Eric Morley who claimed £16,000 for a virtual mortgage he forgot he paid off. A common mistake Aardvark is sure, paying your mortgage off is such a forgettable event.
Labour MP David Chaytor and Labour Peer Baroness Uddin are also hot favourites to have their collars felt. Stephen Wright in The Mail has more
The tax affairs of 27 MPs are being investigated by HM Revenue and Customs, the department has confirmed.