Apparently the UK, has one of the lowest levels of corruption amongst global nations. I guess in some countries you don’t have to go through the formality of claiming X rated videos through your wives expenses account.
Nevertheless the UK politicians still show that when it comes to claiming expenses they can mix it with the best.
I thought the funniest MP expense claim was
6. Bill Butler’s £1 charity donation
Bill Butler, the Labour MSP for Glasgow Anniesland, who tried to claim back a £1 charity donation that a hotel made on his behalf. He says that the hotel made the charge without his knowledge. It was rejected by the Scottish Parliament authorities.
Since I come from Yorkshire, I won’t say anything about tight Scottishmen
10 most outrageous MPS expense claims at Times
By the way, the cost of Jacqui Smith’s two porn films were £5.
Now with UK public sector debt of over £700bn and the worst recession since the 1930s, I can’t help but feel the column inches devoted to the ‘scandal of porn videos on expenses’ is a good example of – Parkinson’s law of triviality