Judgement is Coming

So Legg has found 52% of MPs guilty of over-claiming from taxpayers, all three party leaders had to make repayments and some MPs should face criminal charges today.  They all face an election.

So judgement is coming in one form or another.  The British political class make excuses, they wriggle and they deny.  The inescapable truth is that they have been caught looting taxpayers for all they could get away with, they deserve all the opprobrium and more.  Imagine a private sector firm where 52% of the staff had been found guilty of cheating their customers.  It would be treated as a criminal enterprise.

So how should we describe our political class?  It is not right and it certainly isn’t honourable.

*Legg’s vetting of 752 MPs’ and ex-MPs’ expenses over the period 2004-09 resulted in a total figure of 390 being told to pay up. That is 52% of the MPs…




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