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the rich get rich and the poor.......

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ChrisofWessex Report 19 Jun 2008 14:39

if i and OH were to obtain a large sum of money i was not entitled to from a government source (or any source come to that) and invested it in a trust fund not only would i be charged (i expect) with fraud, I would be expected to pay the monies back and possibly have to serve community service - what is the difference between us and another couple in the news this week? Oh they are MPs - this is so wrong.


ForeverMystified Report 19 Jun 2008 14:47

a severe case of "DO AS I SAY NOT DO AS I DO" methinks.

A few years ago my mum was in hospital and her attendace allowance was still paid into her account with her pension, my lord weren't the powers that be quick on her with their high and mighty attitude that she had done wrong. They insisted on her paying it back at once, I told them she would pay it back in instalments they are still taking £1.25 a month out of her pension.

*Ophelia.taking a break..*

*Ophelia.taking a break..* Report 19 Jun 2008 14:52



ChrisofWessex Report 19 Jun 2008 14:55

forgot to mention - they are being allowed to keep the money!


R.B. Report 19 Jun 2008 14:58

Makes you sick !!!!!!!!!!!!


ForeverMystified Report 19 Jun 2008 15:01

The majority of lawmakers and so called leaders of this country are nothing else but criminals. They all p... in the same pot.


Eldrick Report 19 Jun 2008 15:04

I missed it - which MP was it this time?


ForeverMystified Report 19 Jun 2008 15:05

Eldrick it was the Winterton's from Cheshire (Him & Her)


Eldrick Report 19 Jun 2008 15:09

I see.

I thought it was someone who has stolen something, but its another MP's expenses thing. Putting it in a trust fund to avoid IHT - which is what I did when the rules allowed it......

But, there we go. That's MP's for you!