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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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Double blow as Jacqui Smith returns from count to find husband watching porn

There was more bad news for former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith in the early hours of this morning when she returned home from losing her Parliamentary seat in Redditch to find her husband in front of the TV with his trousers round his ankles.

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Posted: May 7th, 2010
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UK military leaders in solemn roll-call of MPs who fiddled expenses

In memory of those fallen beneath contempt‘We didn’t think the list would ever end,’ said a tearful Major General Nick Carter today as the names of MPs who had sacrificed their reputations for the country were read out.

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Posted: Oct 16th, 2009
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