Archive for Harriet Harman

How Independent is Ipsa?

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority has now been set up and a Chairman appointed, but just how independent is Ipsa?


Professor Sir Ian Kennedy, was appointed to »»

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MPs concerns over expenses

During the review of expenses in addition to all other groups we heard MPs concerns over expenses.

My starting point is that, we the tax payer should view »»

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A guide to members allowances

The current Green Book, A guide to members allowances, entitles MPs to receive a daily un-receipted allowance of £25 a day as a ‘subsistence’ allowance.

MPs will just have to state how many nights they have spent away from their main home ‘on parliamentary business’ to receive the flat-rate sum.

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