+++ Supreme Court Ruling ++++++ MPs to Be Treated Same as Common Criminals +++

The Supreme Court has upheld a ruling by the Court of Appeal that parliamentary privilege does not apply in the expenses cases. David Chaytor, Elliot Morley and Jim Devine had argued their case should be heard by Parliament, not the courts. The three defendants, who all deny theft by false accounting, will face separate trials at Southwark Crown Court.

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