February 25th, 2014

Peter Bone’s Family Actually Trouser £200,000 From Taxpayer

The Times splashes on Peter Bone being questioned under caution over a £100,000 benefit fraud involving Mrs’ Bone’s mum. It is alleged that taxpayers’ money was used to fund her care after her assets were apparently deliberately concealed. The real figure for how much money the Bones cream off the taxpayer could actually be double that at £200,000. On top of Bone’s salary as an MP, Mrs Bone was paid between £45,000 and £49,999 last year. Meaning that between them the Bones are raking in more than £100,000 from the taxpayer a year, on top of the £100,000 Mrs Bone’s mum allegedly swindled. He denies the allegations…


63 Comments

  1. 1
    everyone says:

    i bet he has a mobile phone and a flat screen TV as well.

    • 21
      dickiebo says:

      Ha ha. Brilliant!

      • 55
        broderick crawford says:

        Cameron to tackle homelessness with hyenas

        BRITAIN’S homeless people are to be eaten by imported carnivores, it has emerged.

        Inspired by Ethiopia’s urban hyena problem, David Cameron plans to introduce 150 of the animals to consume those of no fixed abode.

        Hyenas’ ability to eat their prey in its entirety, including bones and clothing, makes them ideally suited for urban cleansing.

        The prime minister said: “We all know the best way to tackle homelessness is state sanctioned murder.

        “I originally favoured the idea of turning tramps into a foodstuff called Soylent Green, but that was from a film so straight away you’ve got copyright issues.”

        Tom Booker is a homeless person in Swindon, where six trial hyenas have been introduced: “Hyenas tend to use their energy in quite a linear way, so it should be possible to outwit them by running in a zig zag pattern.

        “Actually wait, maybe that’s crocodiles.”

    • 24
      Judge Dreadful says:

      Innocent until proven guity,
      Abuse of trust,
      Burden of proof,
      Eyes too close together,
      Pulic trust,
      Right to remain silent,
      Set an example,
      Smoke without fire,
      Golden thread of justice,
      Beyond reasonable doubt,
      Smears and lies,
      Butter wouldn’t melt,
      Smoking gun,
      High on the hog,
      Honourable member,
      Troughing bastard,
      No mercy,
      Blah blah blah,
      String him up

    • 30
      Mr Nurdle says:

      A bit late with that one Geedes on the Beeb website early this morning, Boney trotted out the usual “I did nothing wrong”, but it maybe a bit rich saying his m-i-l colluded with boney to hide her assets in she was ill enough to go into a nursing home now they cannot be forced to sell their homes if they go into a nursing home incase they go back to live there. Still at £1500+pw any cash assets will rapidly disappear.

      • 56
        Margot Leadbetter says:

        Amazing how quickly the Beeb are to besmirch a Tory and yet they took days and days to report on Harriet Harman and the NCCL association with PIE.
        First rule of thumb at BBC News – its only a STORY when it’s got TORY in it. Innit.

    • 42
      dai boneheadedly says:

      dem bones – dem bones – dem fly bones

    • 47
      Jeffrey Bernard says:

      And a shell suit?

  2. 2
    I dislike socialists intensely says:

    It is called creative accounting.

  3. 3
    Bemused says:

    There’s too much corruption going on! We can’t cope with the flow of it all!

    Guido, you need to split this up into separate threads and us commentors need to split into teams.

    • 38
      Cato Street Conspirator says:

      It’s an Olympic sport. International entries accepted.

    • 43
      Former Naval Person says:

      Yep we need separate streams of shit to cope. Basically we’re going to have to go with the premise if they are in Parliament they are corrupt, otherwise they wouldn’t be in Parliament.

      • 57
        Sick of the greed and lies (still) says:

        I remember reading a sci-fi book where they only elected someone that needed to be dragged kicking and screaming to the post. Maybe that is what is needed?

  4. 4
    SleeplessInKirkaldy says:

    I don’t know him or the circumstances. As an accountant he will be fully aware of what the family can do and will probably have followed the letter of the law very carefully. I wouldn’t be surprised if this one went away.

  5. 5
    Peter Bone - Idle says:

    Mt wife would like to know how I get out of this one without a spell in pokey?

  6. 6
    SNAFU says:

    Why are you showing a Photo of Sven-Göran Eriksson? Is it about Ulrika?

  7. 7
    Anonymous says:

    He sold his house in Rushden and has two flats in London. One in Kennington which he owns, and a flat from Lord Carlile which is paid by the taxpayer. His son also works for him (Alex).

    If he is renting a cheap place in the constituency to allow him to claim upto 22k in Westminster, maybe that’s a separate investigation?

    Despite spending 130k a year on staff (how many his family?) and his own 67k salary, not once can you call up and speak to anyone.

  8. 8
    jimbo says:

    Anyone else notice New Labour’s legislation that allowed 50 year old men to have sex with 16 year old boys who were still in school? Funny how things that once would have been outrageous become “normal”.

  9. 9
    working class tory says:

    isn’t this what the millibands did to avoid inheritance tax on his dads house?

  10. 10
    Harriet Harperson says:

    Another person to share with you McShane……..although you are innocent and he is guilty ……… and I have nothing to apologise for !

  11. 11
    Ed Balls Super Fan says:

    The real benefit scroungers.

  12. 12
    I dislike socialists intensely says:

    Move along ,nothing to see here.

  13. 13
    Happy Gooner says:

    Cross hairs!

  14. 18
    Anonymous says:

    Let’s ignore the evidence and try and change the subject…

    • 48
      Jeffrey Bernard says:

      How about “It is depressing that someone as stupid as Peter Bone can be an elected representative of the people. Discuss”

  15. 19
    altruism in industry says:

    I think the sort of corruption that we see today can be put down to the abandonment of Christian values

  16. 20
    Drop a Daisy cutter on the BBC says:

    Another politician on the take.

  17. 22
    Anonymous says:

    That would be plausible, if Bone wasn’t a Christian. BUT HE IS.

  18. 25
    The residents of James Turner St says:

    He can come and live here

  19. 26
    Sentencing Guidelines says:

    At least he knows he only has to cancel the milk deliveries for about a fortnight.

  20. 28
    jgm2 says:

    I’ve just skimmed through that ‘Smoking Gun document’ in the link and, much as I loath Labour in all its guises, I don’t think Harriet was proposing anything unreasonable in that document.

    It’s quite clearly against child pornography. It’s concerned only that naked pictures of kids be taken in context ie nobody gets arrested for taking pictures of their kids in the bath or for sex education material or legitimate documentaries or dramas.

    And the ‘reduction in sentences’ refers to lower sentences for people who possess kiddy po*rn compared to those who actually took the pictures. The users ‘v’ the ‘pushers’ if you like.

    If that’s the ‘smoking gun’ evidence ‘proving’ Harriet was supporting P*I*E then they’re talking shit.

    • 36
      Mr Nurdle says:

      ” The users ‘v’ the ‘pushers’ ” but that is basically what politicos an police do go for the easy option the “users”, very few big pusher types get sent down the line for sizable stretch, only the small fry, just think of all those Billions of $ going almost unhindered around the world.

  21. 31
    westminster scroungers are we says:

    So whilst these ‘hardworking’ politicians are lambasting folk receiving £71.50pw JSA they are craftily pocketing hundreds of thousands of pounds of taxpayers money. We all know who the real ‘parasites’ and ‘scroungers’ are. Not fit for pulic office, not one of them. CORRUPT to the very core. But still no shame.

    • 40
      Mr Nurdle says:

      If if they are in a jobbies for life contituency the individual voter has no power to remove their MP, so it is down to party leaders to start to put their feet down hard on those who are up to naughty tricks, and all the party leaders are too weak to be able to do anything.

    • 49
      Anonymous says:

      No votes in it for Dave making his demographic take the blame for the county going down in flames, better carry on targeting the weak and powerless like any bully does.

  22. 34
    Owen Jones says:

    String him up !

  23. 35
    Cato Street Conspirator says:

    It’s funny what these nasty moralising pieces of work are really like, isn’t it?

  24. 39
    Legal Les says:

    He could be in deep trouble here. If found guilty he would not only have to repay the100
    grand but it may be treated as proceeds of crime in which case the they can seize assets
    on the presumption that he used the criminal money to pay for them. Goodbye house and car.
    Ridiculous law but the plod love it as they get to keep some of the cash from sale of his assets.
    Any spell in the clink will be nothing to his financial penalty.

  25. 45
    Mr Nurdle says:

    Fawkes what about this one http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26337845 ignorance of the law is no defence is it not she hasn’t done any wrong.

    • 51
      There's been plenty of cock up that over the years says:

      She could always use the “Dave likes me sitting on his face” defence.

  26. 52
    Peter Westland says:

    And presumably there was a deduction for the spare room subsidy once those extra rooms were vacated when mum went into care


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