MPs claiming more expenses now than at height of 2009 scandal

MPs claiming more expenses now than at height of 2009 scandal MPs under fire over claiming £103m in 2013/14, up from £98m the previous year.
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MPs dodge expenses rules to get first-class rail travel

Row over expenses widens as 185 members are shown to have claimed for first-class rail tickets despite official guidelinesMore than a quarter of MPs have charged first-class rail travel to the taxpayer in the past year, contrary to parliamentary guidelines that discourage the practice unless it is genuinely cheaper than buying a standard fare.An analysis […]
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Thinktank: prolong cuts until 2020

TaxPayers’ Alliance urges George Osborne to maintain spending cuts until 2020 then usher in 30% single-rate income taxGeorge Osborne should prolong the coalition’s spending cuts by an extra five years to allow for dramatic tax reductions, with a single rate of income tax set at 30%, according to a report by one of Downing Street’s […]
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Extend austerity measures to allow for major tax cuts, chancellor told

TaxPayers’ Alliance urges George Osborne to maintain spending cuts until 2020 then usher in 30% single-rate income taxGeorge Osborne should prolong the coalition’s spending cuts by an extra five years to allow for dramatic tax reductions, with a single rate of income tax set at 30%, according to a report by one of Downing Street’s […]
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