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Jacqui Smith’s husband ‘can keep porn expenses but must repay claim for tissues’, says inquiry

Absence made the wrist grow strongerRichard Timney’s claim for six large boxes of tissues must be repaid after being deemed ‘excessive’, even when accepting that the films in question were ‘absolute belters’.

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Posted: Oct 15th, 2009
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MPs’ expenses now Britain’s fastest growing industry

Spending our way out of recessionBusiness Secretary Peter Mandelson today proudly reported that the sector servicing the professional needs of Members of Parliament achieved record growth during the last year.

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Posted: Apr 20th, 2009
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Tramp defends second trousers claim

Dougie Tremlett, a 50-ish year-old Camden Town vagrant, has defended his claim for a second pair of trousers as ‘fair and reasonable’ after being criticised for listing one garment as his main pair, whilst actually wearing an older and more tatty pair of corduroys.

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Posted: Apr 8th, 2009
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