UK: Former MP David Chaytor Jailed For False Expenses Claims

David Chaytor - then MP of Bury North, UK

A former UK Member of Parliament for Bury North, David Chaytor, has been handed out an 18 month jail sentence today for making false expenses claims between 2005 and 2007. Chaytor made claims for rent on properties owned by members of his family, as well as making fraudulent claims for IT consultancy. The former MP … Read more UK: Former MP David Chaytor Jailed For False Expenses Claims

UK: Supreme Court Dismisses Parliamentary Expenses Appeal

The Supreme Court in the UK has dismissed an appeal by several Members of Parliament relating to expenses paid to them whilst serving in Parliament either as MPs or Lords. David Chaytor (former Labour MP for Bury North), Elliot Morley (former Labour MP for Scunthorpe) and Jim Devine (former Labour MP for Livingston) and Lord … Read more UK: Supreme Court Dismisses Parliamentary Expenses Appeal