Mark Reckons has done an excellent bit of work looking at the likelihood of UK MPs milking their expenses correlating that with how safe their seats are. Meanwhile New Europe has raised the question of if and when the scrutiny of expenses is going to come to the European Parliament. Put those two thoughts together, and throw in the fact that the UK’s election system for MEPs increases the likelihood of candidates just making the party happy… Giles Chichester and Den Dover have already been hit. 390 of 646MPs had to pay back after Legg’s enquiry in Westminster, so are Chichester and Dover the only ones from the UK’s major parties in the EP? I suspect not.
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I am a Conservative proud Brit
I never thought there would come a time I would say this -
Our Conservative PM is LYING
There WILL be a border down the Irish Sea There WILL be extra checks (customs & otherwise)
This WILL weaken the integrity of the UK
He's lying https://twitter.com/SamCoatesSky/status/1202955415639789570
Why this could be the most significant leaked document of the campaign, even if it doesn’t change a single vote
- my analysis
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