Posts Tagged “expenses”

Sunday Times: “Liberal Democrat Baroness Barker silent on location of home”

by Stephen Tall on October 18, 2009

Here’s the story:
A FRONTBENCH Liberal Democrat peer is refusing to reveal the location of her main home, which she used to claim more than £70,000 in expenses from the House of Lords. Baroness Barker, 48, a spokeswoman on health, has lived in London for the past 20 years but four years ago began claiming allowances […]

Papering over the crack of the elephant in the room

by Stephen Tall on May 22, 2009

Yesterday was a sad day for the Lib Dems. First, because we lost as chief executive a proven successful campaigner, Lord (Chris) Rennard, who helped save the post-merger Lib Dems from near extinction. And, secondly, because the way in which (…)

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