mySociety campaign to stop MPs concealing their expenses

Latest at 21 January:

Brown backs down in expenses row

Ministers have shelved plans to exempt MPs’ expenses details from the Freedom of Information Act, after the Tories and Lib Dems said they would fight it… Read on here

Well done mySociety.org

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BBC News | Politics

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7837852.stm

Protests grow over MP expense bid | Julian Joyce | 20 January 2009

“Campaigners have called on MPs to “stand up and be counted” against a potential rule change exempting them from Freedom of Information laws. MPs are due to vote this week on the new rules, which would allow them to keep their expense details secret. Now opponents have launched an online campaign, urging voters to put pressure on their local MPs to oppose the move. By Monday afternoon an estimated 1,000 e-mails had been sent and organisers are confident the total will grow…”  Read on here 

 

Telegraph | Politics

Revealed: what MPs can claim on expenses | Rosa Prince | 16 March 2008

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/1581678/Revealed-what-MPs-can-claim-on-expenses.html

The “John Lewis list” of claims MPs can make to furnish their second homes

 

mySociety campaign to stop MPs concealing their expenses

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http://www.mysociety.org/2009/01/17/6-days-to-stop-mps-concealing-their-expenses/

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