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MPs: Are They Still At It?
More than three years after the MPs’ expenses scandal was exposed in the press, Antony Barnett examines whether UK parliamentarians are still abusing the system. He discovers there are problems with a lack of transparency and unearths evidence that some members are continuing to cash in. A great ‘tongue-in-cheek’ bus tour begins in London, visiting MPs’ second homes; new properties which they continue to rent, at the taxpayers expense, when often their main property is just further up the road.