David Cameron at odds with top Tories as pressure grows on Maria Miller

David Cameron at odds with top Tories as pressure grows on Maria Miller

Culture secretary should resign, say former party chairman Lord Tebbit and grassroots members.

Downing Street was digging in its heels on Sunday night and resisting growing pressure for MPs to be stripped of their ability to police their own affairs in the wake of a near tenfold reduction in the amount of overclaimed expenses Maria Miller was ordered to repay.

As the Conservative Grassroots organisation joined the former party chairman Lord Tebbit in calling for Miller to resign, Labour said that it would reform the system used to regulate MPs’ expenses.

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