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Proof MP's are guilty of abusing the system

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  1. bengasman

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    Here are some of the bits I have found so far.

    http://www.parliament.uk/mpslordsandoffices/finances.cfm

    This gives in black and white what they can and can not do.
    download and read especially:

    The green book

    The introduction by The Speaker of The House:

    Members themselves are responsible for ensuring that their use of allowances is above reproach
     
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    From Andrew Walker, the Director of Finance & Administrations:

    It is your responsibility to satisfy yourself when you submit a claim...
    has been wholly, exclusively and necessarily incurred for the purpose of performing your parliamentary duties


    Anyone who can explain to me how a £2600 pound home cinema is REALLY NECESSARY, wins an evening free drinks.
    For an accepetable explanation that is
     
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    Members should bear in mind
    the need to obtain
    value for money...
    from goods or services funded from the allowances.

    Whatever he, the so called justice minister, HAD TO watch, would have been equally clear from a telly costing 10% of what he claimed.
     
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    It's to enable him to get full enjoyment of those bestiality porn dvds he acquired during one of his extended summer holidays
     
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    Former Lib Dem leader Menzies Campbell on Question Time this week described the Green Book as 'only a guide'.

    Many MPs have given as their first answer, when challenged: 'It was within the rules'.

    Then when pressed, they tell us that 'The system is rotten'.

    The truth is that some 'honourable' members, in a position of trust, have devoted their energies to exploiting the system for maximum gain. Some others have committed fraud.

    They have brought all their decent colleagues into disrepute along with themselves. They have endangered democracy in our country. Quite an achievement.
     
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    Yes, you need a very big screen, and surround sound, to get the full effect.

    Errrrrm someone told me that.............. :oops:
     
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    To amend Orwell's Animal Farm - 4 legs good, 6 legs better :LOL: :LOL:
     
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    Only a guide?
    My hairy ass! :evil:

    Download the green book, and just read the intro by "Mr Speaker"

    Its principal aim is to set out in clear terms
    the information they need on pay, allowances.........

    "principal aim" that is pretty clear language for a politician.


    Is mr Campbell maybe one of the people who has some really embarrassing questions to answer?
     
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    So, campbell is now claiming that the rules are in fact not rules, but guidelines. I see :confused:
     
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    The next question should be fun.

    Mr Campbell, which document DO you use as the rules?
     
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    A man died and went to Heaven.
    As he stood in front of the Pearly Gates, he saw a huge wall of clocks behind St Peter.

    He asked, 'What are all those clocks?'
    St. Peter answered, 'Those are Lie-Clocks. Everyone on earth has a Lie-Clock.
    Every time you lie the hands on your clock move.'

    'Oh', said the man. 'Whose clock is that?'
    'That's Mother Teresa's', replied St. Peter. 'The hands have never moved, indicating that she never told a a a lie.'

    'Incredible', said the man. 'And whose clock is that one?'
    St. Peter responded, 'That's Abraham Lincoln's clock. The hands have moved twice, telling us that Abraham told only two lies in his entire life.'

    What about that empty space, shouldn't their be a clock there.

    That's the space for the House of Commons clock, replied St Peter.



    Jesus is using it in his office, as a ceiling fan.
     
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    He could have his office in the midst of hell, with a fan like that, he would still need a woolly.
     
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    More likely using it to power the sun...
     
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