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Public condemn Iain Duncan Smith as ‘not fit for purpose’

Members of the public have attacked the way politicians such as Iain Duncan Smith are funded, saying it has led to a ‘sorry story of dependency, and has wasted taxpayer’s money and encouraged fraud’.

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Posted: Jan 2nd, 2013
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US politicians to offer ‘effective corruption training’ to UK MPs

A delegation of US and Italian politicians have launched a high-profile conference in London to teach British politicians how to stop fannying about claiming Commons expenses for gardening costs, and switch to proper corruption like dumping your ex-lover’s body in the local river and then having the judge trying you shot by a hitman.

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Posted: Jun 11th, 2012
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MPs demonstrate at universities over cut in expenses

In a remarkable tit-for-tat manoeuvre, MPs gathered yesterday at universities across the country to protest at the reduced monies they will be able claim through the MPs’ expenses scheme.

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Posted: Dec 10th, 2010
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Commons scandal as truanting MPs found using inflatable replacements

It has emerged that MPs are regularly failing to attend Parliament, concealing their absence by positioning inflatable lookalike dummies in their seats.

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Posted: Sep 24th, 2010
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‘Ousted MP glut will lead to benefits crisis’, warns DWP

The Department for Work and Pensions has warned that the country’s benefits system is in danger of collapse as ex-MPs struggle to find employment outside Westminster and have to turn to state handouts.

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Posted: May 8th, 2010
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