Nadine Dorries under investigation by IPSA over expenses claims

15th February, 2013 2:12 pm

Former (and possibly future) Tory MP Nadine Dorries is under investigation by IPSA over her expenses claims, it has been revealed:

A statement on the IPSA website said the investigation “will be conducted into claims submitted under the following areas of the Third and Fourth Editions of the MPs’ Scheme of Business Costs and Expenses: Accommodation Expenditure; Travel and Subsistence.”

We’re sure that her announcing this morning that she was taking some time away from Twitter has nothing to do with this news…

  • AlanGiles

    Let’s hope that if there has been wrongdoing on her part, which results in a criminal prosecution, she will be sentenced according to law and not, as a judge said in another case late last year be seen to be “allowed to get away with it”.
    Perhaps she should be put on Prozac now to make sure she doesn’t become too “depressed” to take her medicine in that eventuality.

  • LeeMatthews

    An MP in an expenses investigation, no longer news, more of an expectation

  • LeeMatthews

    An MP in an expenses investigation, no longer news, more of an expectation

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