Thursday, 10 February 2011

Former MP Jim Devine guilty over expenses

Ex-Labour MP Jim Devine has been found guilty on two counts of making dishonest claims on his expenses. Sentencing is in four weeks.

He argued the money claimed for stationery had actually been used to cover staffing costs, and he had been advised by another Labour MP and expenses officials at the Commons Fees Office that that was allowed.

My comment: That's what you get when you listen to others regarding your fraudulent claims for expenses.

Read the full story from the source BBC News Politics

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