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Saturday 30 May 2009

MPs tawdry claim dismissed as a "genuine mistake"

Now here's a simple question. Is it a "genuine mistake" because, well because it was actually a "genuine mistake" or because it has now been exposed to the disinfectant of the sunlight of public exposure as a tawdry, mean-spirited and self-serving attempted(*) [mis-]use of public funds?

(*) Labour MP Frank Cook, MP for Stockton-on-Tees, has a claim for GBP5- in respect of a church donation rejected by the House of Commons Fees Office.

1 comment:

  1. There seem to have been a lot of 'genuine mistakes' recently Bill.
    For the like of not knowing when your mortgage has stopped then should you be allowed to be in parliament anyway if you are capable of making such a 'genuine mistake'?


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