THE Commons expenses watchdog has quit, after coming under fire for refusing to name MPs being investigated for making dubious claims.
THE release of expenses cheat MP Jim Devine after serving only a quarter of his sentence has been met with anger by campaigners.
EXPENSES cheat MP Jim Devine was released from prison today after serving just a quarter of his sentence, sources said.
TWO of Scottish Labour MPs racked up some of the highest expenses claims at the House of Commons during the last year, after charging for huge travel and staffing bills.
A FORMER Tory peer jailed after being found guilty of fiddling his parliamentary expenses lost an appeal against his conviction yesterday.
A LIBERAL Democrat MSP has come under fire for claiming thousands of pounds for hotel stays in Edinburgh.
A SCOTTISH expenses cheat MP who carried on regardless in the face of public anger has complained from behind bars about the difficulties of getting a fair trial in the internet age.
FORMER MPs sentenced to a year or more in jail are to be stripped of their parliamentary passes.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been accused of wasting public money after revealing his private office costs more than £1 million to staff.
Former Labour MP Eric Illsley was paid thousand of pounds in expenses after he pleaded guilty to fraud.
A DISGRACED Tory peer has been jailed for 12 months for expenses fraud.
A FORMER Tory peer has been found guilty of six counts of expenses fraud.
A CONSERVATIVE peer accused of expenses fraud said yesterday he believed he was entitled to the money because most other members of the House of Lords claimed the full amount available.
FORMER Labour minister Elliot Morley was told he had "thrown away his good name and character" as he was sentenced for 16 months for fraudulently claiming thousands of pounds of false expenses.
DISGRACED former Labour MP Elliot Morley has been sentenced to 16 months imprisonment for making fraudulent expense claims.
There was "ambiguity" in expenses rules for peers, the chief of the House of Lords administration has admitted, with no need for members to provide proof of spending.
A TORY peer accused of fiddling his House of Lords expenses said he was "out of pocket" after taking on the peerage and had tried to balance out his expenditure using his expenses claims, a court heard.
A CONSERVATIVE peer accused of fiddling his House of Lords expenses was on a plane to India when he claimed for overnight accommodation in London, a court heard.