MPs' expenses

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Tory MPs claim almost £3m in housing rent on expenses
Revelation comes at same time as government freezes housing allowance, which could drive many tenants into debt

Chaminda Jayanetti

11, Apr, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Labour seeks inquiry over Boris Johnson flat renovation
Lawyers tell Electoral Commission PM breached donations law over £200,000 Downing Street upgrade

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

31, Mar, 2021 @2:49 PM

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‘This is a chance to smile again’: Strictly’s Jacqui Smith on scandal, divorce and life outside politics
The first female home secretary discusses the government’s Covid response, online dating in your 50s – and why the glitterball is within her reach

Emine Saner

21, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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‘Do-gooder’ attacks seem like bad faith | Brief letters
Brief letters: Dutch phrases | Puppy adoption | Do-gooders | MP pay increases | Staycations


12, Oct, 2020 @4:21 PM

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Parliamentary watchdog to investigate Johnson’s Caribbean holiday
Questions remain unanswered over identity of donor who lent prime minister a property in Mustique over new year

Mark Townsend

07, Mar, 2020 @8:13 PM

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Labour demands inquiry into Boris Johnson's holiday
Call comes as PM and Tory donor fail to disclose who paid for £15,000 Caribbean break

Rajeev Syal and Peter Walker

13, Feb, 2020 @7:03 PM

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Police investigate ex-Labour MP over expenses allegations
Geoffrey Robinson accused of employing friend even after he had power of attorney over her

Peter Walker Political correspondent

22, Dec, 2019 @2:36 PM

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Owen Paterson to close private thinktank that paid for overseas trips
Former minister and Brexit backer was not required to disclose donors to UK 2020

David Pegg, Rob Evans and Felicity Lawrence

27, Oct, 2019 @12:46 PM

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Abuse survivors to take on five MPs at next general election
Members of the Women’s Equality party to challenge parliamentarians accused of assault or sexual harassment

Emma Graham-Harrison

25, Aug, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Cleaning Up the Mess review – after the expenses scandal
Ian Kennedy’s entertaining account of the parliamentary expenses affair

Chris Mullin

02, Jul, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Recall petition in Wales over Tory MP Chris Davies draws to close
Early test for new Conservative leader if Brecon seat contested after false expenses claims

Steven Morris

19, Jun, 2019 @2:51 PM

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Esther McVey claimed £8,750 in expenses for personal photographer
Tory leadership hopeful spent thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money in just two years

Simon Murphy

12, Jun, 2019 @5:24 PM

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