Thursday, 28 May 2009

What Ho Jeeves!

The MPs expenses scandal has exposed great tales of greed and people on the make but the problem with making it all stick is that it was all 'within the rules' and, sadly, we the electorate know that which is why most of us want an election now.

However, that doesn't mean that other important conclusions can't be drawn from the claims being made. You just have to look at some of them: expenses for the upkeep of a duck pond, a coppice, moat repairs and now a claim for servants quarters. You couldn't make it up.

It tells you all there is to know about David Cameron's hot buttered crumpet Tory party. Ce n'est rien la change.

1 comment:

Oranjepan said...

I'm not so sure - I like to give the Conservatives some credit as a party.

Clearly there are some who have been looking for truffles in their troughs more than others, but what is interesting is how these differences follow pretty clear lines - proving again just how divided they are.

eg Nadine Dorries says the allowances were instead of pay rises and that she is therefore entitled to them in the same way...