MPs' expenses

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Europe’s top cathedrals? Give the British aisles a try | Brief letters
Brief letters: Best cathedrals | Raspberry challenge | Christmas puddings past | Curates’ pay


14, Nov, 2021 @5:58 PM

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The Observer view on parliamentary standards | Observer editorial
As the Geoffrey Cox afffair proves it’s time to stop this naked greed in politics

Observer editorial

14, Nov, 2021 @10:28 AM

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Close loophole benefiting MPs with London property, say senior Tories
Peter Bottomley among those who want reform of system that allows MPs to let London homes then claim rental expenses elsewhere

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

12, Nov, 2021 @5:32 PM

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Andrew McDonald obituary
Other lives: First chief executive of Ipsa charged with clearing up the mess of the MPs’ expenses scandal

Ed Owen

05, Nov, 2021 @3:09 PM

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Key target in scrutiny row? Westminster’s standards watchdog
Efforts to undermine parliament’s independent regulator, Kathryn Stone, follow her repeated enquiries over Johnson finances

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

04, Nov, 2021 @6:54 PM

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Boris Johnson again avoids paying the price for his cavalier attitude
Analysis: despite his exoneration, Mustique freebie is just the latest example of a lifelong disdain for rules

Heather Stewart Political editor

08, Jul, 2021 @2:12 PM

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Boris Johnson acted unwisely over flat refurbishment, report finds
Adviser on ministers’ interests says prime minister was initially unaware Tory peer was paying for works

Peter Walker and Aubrey Allegretti

28, May, 2021 @5:06 PM

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Johnson’s flat Q&A: he has cleared one hurdle – but others remain
Our analysis of the report by the adviser on ministers’ interests on the refurbishment of 11 Downing Street

Peter Walker Political correspondent

28, May, 2021 @4:09 PM

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Ministers using public purse as personal cashpoint, says Labour
Angela Rayner accuses ministers and advisers of behaving ‘like rules are for other people’

Peter Walker Political correspondent

18, May, 2021 @1:46 PM

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New adviser on UK ministers’ interests says he will quit if ignored
Lord Geidt tells MPs report that could reveal if Boris Johnson broke rules will be published by end of May

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

13, May, 2021 @11:58 AM

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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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