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Conservative MP Peter Bone has denied allegations of benefit fraud relating to his mother-in-law.

The Times says the Crown Prosecution Service is looking into claims that assets belonging to her were concealed so Northamptonshire County Council would fund time in a care home.

Mr Bone tweeted: "The Times allegation: We have done nothing wrong. The claims made are without foundation."

There is no suggestion that his mother-in-law has acted improperly.

Anyone with assets totalling more than £23,250 must pay their own care home fees.

Mr Bone, the 61-year-old MP for Wellingborough and Rushden, said there was no "foundation" to the accusations.

He added that a full statement would be issued "in due course".

The MP, elected in 2005, is a high profile Eurosceptic and has earned a reputation for his hostility towards the coalition deal with the Liberal Democrats.

He is also known for raising laughs in the House of Commons by regularly claiming to ask questions on behalf of his wife Jennie.

The running joke led to David Cameron replying that a "a very big part of my life is trying to give pleasure to Mrs Bone".

Before becoming an MP, he served as a councillor and worked as a chartered accountant.
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Independent man
Tory M.P.on the fiddle no that cant be true ?
Drop that Drip Double Dip Dave
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Percy.
He is at least humorous.
“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”




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Trojan Horse
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Let's not forget it's an allegation bellend.  In this country we don't find people guilty before they've had a fair trial.
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Independent man
As I said tory M.P. on the fiddle that cant be true or can it ?
Drop that Drip Double Dip Dave
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confused of hornchurch

Talking of mistakes....


Device exploded in bomber's face after he 'forgot about clocks changing'

Irish bomber blew himself up after device went off too soon 'because he forgot to put his watch forward'
 
The suspected bomber was seen fleeing the area after an explosive device planted under a Volvo SUV went off.
1:41PM BST 02 Apr 2014

 
Irish police believe that a gangland bomber blew himself up after he forgot about the clocks changing for summer time while he was planting a bomb on Sunday.


The police are waiting to interview a man who, it is suspected, was severely injured after the bomb he was planting went off early.


The suspected bomber was seen fleeing the area in Dublin with "blood dripping down his face" after an explosive device planted under a Volvo SUV went off.


The police have suggested that the suspect accidently injured himself in the explosion because he forgot to set his watch forward on the morning of the attack.


"This certainly was a high-grade explosive used in this bomb. It wasn't garbage stuff. It would appear the bomber got his timings wrong," a police source told the Mirror.
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bellend

The Commons Committee on Standards has ordered Culture Secretary Maria Miller to repay £5,800 and apologise to MPs.

It cleared her of the central charge of deliberately submitting expenses claims to which she was not entitled, but said her attitude to the inquiry breached MPs' code of conduct.

The £5,800 is to cover over-claiming of mortgage expenses after she failed to cut her claims as interest rates fell.

In a 32 second statement, Mrs Miller told MPs she apologised "unreservedly".
If we learn from our mistakes, why aint I a genius, If you educate the masses where's the advantage for the few?

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confused of hornchurch

Oh, that's ok then!
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Phil Wailing
I presume that makes it all ok then and as Cameron hasn't sacked her I assume he has no problem with this type of behavior!!
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A poll found that 78% of voters felt Maria Miller should lose her Cabinet post as Culture Secretary.



Pressure on embattled Culture Secretary Maria Miller has been ramped up by a poll suggesting a large majority of voters think she should be dropped from the Cabinet, stripped of her responsibility for press regulation and thrown out of the House of Commons.

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MPs 'should not police themselves.

 

The watchdog in charge of MPs' expenses calls for independent regulation after the row over Culture Secretary Maria Miller's claims.

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Phil Wailing
I recall in David Cameron’s press conference when he was asked whether he was warned about specific problems in Andy Coulson's past he said he couldn't "recall" being told.

I always find politicians with selective memory loss highly untrustworthy and any time a politician uses that formula, which is neither a denial, nor is it an acknowledgement is blatantly trying to avoid any further highly embarrassing questions.

The main impression I got from that press conference is that Cameron wanted to deflect the whole Coulson story away from questions about his judgement and, he quite frankly, abysmally failed.

Fast forward two years and here we are again.

One of Cameron’s cabinet – The Culture Secretary Maria Miller - Has unequivocally proved beyond all reasonable doubt that no MP can ever be trusted again with self-regulation which also raises the question:

Can any MP ever be trusted again on any issue?

I understand £44,000 was incorrectly claimed by Maria Miller on her mortgage interest repayments on a home that her parents were living in and she subsequently sold making a personal profit in excess of £1 million.

As I understand it the watchdog ordered Ms Miller to repay £44,000 and MP's over ruled that decision and she repaid £5,800.

Now a series of emails disclose that the culture secretary had threatened parliament's independent standards commissioner, Kathryn Hudson, in an attempt to block the "irrational and perverse" investigation into her expenses claims.

I fear there is no honesty decency or morality left in Westminster and I am beginning to find a growing and sizable minority of our politicians are an affront to common decency.

I also find this growing minority personally offensive.
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Romfordian
When it comes to money MPs are morally bankrupt and with  the dodgy lot Cameron mixes with Down right crooks as you say Phil they are an affront to common decency only have to look at our local Conservative association and the way they behave
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Percy.
A cleaner in the house of commons taking home a packet of cleaning fluid would be sacked but the MPs think they can get away with this down right dishonesty.There is only one answer off with their heads.
“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”




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Romfordian
She reckoned she spent most of the week in the constituency (easy to check travel expenses time to call the police in) she represented in rented accommodation, Doubled the amount of mortgage to over half a million for her so called second home where she allowed her parents to live, and we paid the interest on a second mortgage and that tosser Cameron supports her He may be stupid but the rest of us aren't
 I don't want her sacked i want her in Jail
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This thief should be charged and tried. As I have said before while at a magistrates court Spike heard the JP ask the defendant if he had anything to say before sentence was passed , I'm very sorry' said the accused . ' I suppose you are now you've been caught ' replied his honour.
How many starving shoplifters get let off because they have said sorry to Tesco's after being collared taking a tin of beans without paying - none.
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New questions over Miller expenses.



Fresh questions have been raised about the expenses claims of beleaguered Culture Secretary Maria Miller, as it was reported that she stopped claiming a second home allowance at around the time MPs were asked to sign a declaration that they would pay tax on any such property when it was sold.
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confused of hornchurch

Is that what is known as 'insider information'?
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Ho-Hum
Miller quits as culture secretary.



Maria Miller resigns as culture secretary, Downing Street says, following a row over her expenses.


Good riddance  AND SO SAY ALL OF US
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  07:46: Mrs Miller resigned early this morning saying in a letter to the prime minister that questions over her expenses had "become a distraction from the vital work this government is doing".
   07:44: Good morning. Welcome to our live coverage of the fallout from Culture Secretary Maria Miller's resignation after a long-running row over her expenses. We'll bring you the latest reaction and analysis from Westminster as it happens....


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Mr. Angry....
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Has she still got the full support of that tosser Cameron....
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