Monday, 19 January 2009

MPs to be exempt from publishing expenses

One of my readers has just sent me the following email.

“On Thursday MPs will vote to hide details of their expenses[1].MySociety are very much against this move[2][3] and want people tohelp them get the word out. I think the easiest way is for people tojoin the facebook group[4] (assuming you agree, of course). I'm noton facebook but have just written to my MP (Stephen Ladyman) to askhim to vote against the order.Anyway, that's all for now.Cheers,Chris”

I have to admit to not having heard about this one, but on the face of it, it doesn’t sound good, below the links he sent.





No comments:

Post a Comment

Please note comments that may be libellous, comments that may be construed as offensive, anonymous derogatory comments about real people, comments baiting internet trolls, comments saying that an anonymous comment was made by a named real person, boring comments and spam comments, comments in CAPs will be deleted. Playground stuff like calling real people by their time stamp or surname alone, referring to groups as gangs, old duffers and so on will result in deletion. Comment that may be construed as offensive to minority groups is not allowed here either, so think before you write it, remember that the internet is a public place, that it is very difficult to be truly anonymous and that everyone who uses it leaves a trail of some sort. Also note the facility to leave anonymous comment will be turned of during periods when I am unable to monitor comment, this will not affect people commenting who are signed on to their blogger accounts. When things are particularly difficult on the commercial spam front I may turn comment moderation on for periods.

If you feel that someone has left a comment that is offensive and directed at you personally please email me (link on the sidebar) asking to have it removed, you will need to tell which post and the date and timestamp of the offending comment. Please do not reply to the offending comment as I will assume you continuing the dialogue as meaning that you want the comments left there.