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Expenses – 5th Labour MP To Be Investigated By Police

Labour MP Harry Cohen subject of Police investigation

Another Labour expenses fiddler is about have his collar felt by the Met, Wanstead and Leyton MP Harry Cohen is to be the subject of a criminal investigation; Cohen claimed expenses in excess of £70k for his second home while he rented out his first home.

The Met have asked the HoC authorities for documents relating to expense claims made by Cohen, though the Police have yet to question Cohen.

Also under investigation is Eric Illsley, Labour MP for Barnsley who is alleged to have made phantom claims for Council Tax, whatever that may be. Read the rest of this entry