That is exactly the attitude that allows the proliferation of the Sharon Matthews of this world. I have kept off the subject, but it is the same idolatry of the types of Jade Goody - lest said on this subject the better.
Whilst over 4 million pensioners do not legally claim their entitlements because of the insidious and intrusive nature of 'means testing', all defence of MP's expensive is argumentative pigswill.
When the average decent man on the commuter run has to provide every single docket to provide evidence to Aunty Tax, then our servants should have some moral conscience with regards to the £93 million they deny our sick and old.
It is not their money, it is yours and mine and I think their salaries are
sufficient without expenses. If they cannot live on it, get another job.
So whatever happened to SERVICE? Expenses are not a means to property mogulship. From the Wintertons to the Home Secretary there has to be the 'disinfectant of sunlight' and an immediate criminal charge aganst every MP who has made a false claim, and that includes the ridiculous aspects of Sein Fein collecting salaries for non-attendance of Parliament.