Lord Rennard Complaint Rejected!

The Sunlight Centre Complaint regarding Lord Renard’s designation of his second home has been turned down by the Clerk of the Parliaments. Peers accused of abusing their expenses have been given the green light to carry on claiming.  They include peers who have been accused of raking in large sums from the taxpayer based on dubious claims about the location of their main address. But now...
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Lord Sheldon reported to the House of Lords Authorities

 The Sunlight Centre for Open Politics has reported Lord Sheldon to the House of Lords authorities over reports that appeared in the Sunday Times at the weekend. Lord Sheldon  a former treasury minister and chairman of the Commons Public Accounts Committee is accused of claiming £130,000 of the ‘overnight’ subsistence allowance for a home he previously owned in...
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Response to Lord Rennard Investigations

After writing as to the progress of the House of Lords investigation into Lord Rennard the Sunlight Centre for Open Politics has today received a repsonse from the Clerk of the Parliaments (Michael Pownall). We have been told that Lord Rennard is under investigation by the House of Lords authorities and we will be made aware of the outcome in due course. In our previous correspondence to the...
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LibDems: Inquiry? No need for an inquiry here!

There has not been much movement on the case of Lord Rennard since the Sunlight Centre reported him to the Committe for Privileges, but one might at least expect the Lib Dems to be doing something about allegations of serious corruption by its own former CEO. Nothing of the kind. This from Agent Orange: Lib Dem News reported on Friday that Party President Ros Scott has co-hosted a second party...
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Lord Rennard Reported to the House of Lords Authorities

The Sunlight Centre for Open Politics has reported Lord Rennard to the House of Lords Privileges Committee over his alleged misuse of House of Lords Allowances for his ‘second’ home.  A shame you missed us at the beach party outside your ‘holiday’ home a few weeks ago! Rennard Headed...
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