As the MP’s expenses row continues, an interesting article in the Telegraph about former Agriculture Minister Elliot Morley, who claimed for a mortgage that didn’t exist.
This was not his only bit of ‘dubious’ dealing it would appear and despite the fact that lawyers say that the claims may constitute a criminal offence under the 2006 Fraud Act and the 1968 Theft Act, Mr Morley is reported as saying:
I do not believe any offence has been committed
Read the story HERE. It is sad that so many, including the Speaker of the House of Commons, see nothing wrong with ripping-off the taxpayers.