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Ex PM Brown urged to back-up own calls for expenses transparency

By Bob Duncan  Ex Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown is under pressure to support full disclosure of the secret £115,000 annual expenses routinely claimed...

Conservative peer Warsi to be investigated by Standards Commissioner over expenses

By Bob Duncan  Baroness Warsi, the co-chairman of the Conservative party, is to be formally investigated by the Standards Commissioner of the House of Lords,...

Calls for Labour MSPs to be ‘fully open’ following party printing...

The SNP has called on the two Labour MSPs involved in the ME2 Communications revelations to be “fully open” with any investigation that might...

Former Labour MP Jim Devine guilty of expenses fraud

Former Scottish Labour MP Jim Devine has been found guilty of two charges of false accounting. The ex-MP for Livingston submitted false invoices totalling...

MPs’ expenses: Labour MP ‘requested bogus receipts’

A court has heard how former Scottish Labour MP Jim Devine contacted a printing firm asking them to send him receipts for thousands of...

Labour left reeling as second MP pleads guilty to stealing public...

The Labour party were reeling this evening after a second MP admitting dishonestly claiming £14,000 in parliamentary expenses. Eric Illsley, who won the...

Scottish Peers costing Taxpayers £millions

The SNP have revealed that peers from Scotland have claimed over £2 million of public money - £2,026,076 – in the last year.  The...

Former Labour MP Jim Devine fails to pay compensation

Disgraced former Labour MP Jim Devine has failed to pay his ex-office manager Marion Kinley any money despite an employment tribunal Judge ordering compensation...

Glasgow Labour in dock as SPT expenses culture condemned

    The use of public funds at Strathclyde Partnership for Transport by senior Labour councillors and officials – including for a trip to...

New Expenses Scandals Rock Labour

The Labour party were today reeling after being hit by a series of new expenses revelations involving its MPs. It has emerged that Labour...