Holier than Thou Liberals Slammed by Lyon

The Parliamentary Standards Commissioner has blown any idea that the Lib Dems were somehow above the fray of the expenses scandal right out of the water. In a serious knock to Clegg’s pious act, John Lyon declared that four Liberal Democrat MPs; Richard Younger-Ross, John Barrett, Sandra Gidley and Paul Holmes, were guilty of a “serious misjudgment” concerning dodgy rent agreements in the exclusive MPs dormitory block at Dolphin Square.  There is tumbleweed blowing through Liberal Democrat Voice.

Guido imagines some leaflets might need reprinting, luckily the Lib Dems have a way of dealing with that on the cheap…




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“As you said last week, Mr Speaker, we have a responsibility to safeguard the rights of this House and as Leader of the House I seek to do exactly that, treating all members of parliament with courtesy and respect. I hope and expect all Honourable and Right Honourable members to do likewise.”

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