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The Home Secretary is to pay back parliamentary allowances claimed for pay-per-view television services, reportedly including two adult films.
Jacqui Smith said she "mistakenly" claimed for the TV package while billing for an internet connection.
The Sunday Express claims the £67 Virgin Media bill included two 18-rated features viewed last April.
Ms Smith was not home when the films were viewed, sources told the BBC. She lives with her husband, Richard Timney.
The Home Secretary is already under investigation by the parliamentary commissioner for standards over her use of the second homes allowance.
Passengers on ferries to the Isle of Wight and Scottish islands such as Mull and Skye will soon have to carry identity papers to comply with new police anti-terror powers.
And travellers flying between British cities or to Northern Ireland face having their personal data logged when booking tickets and checking in.
Until now ferry passengers on most routes in Britain have not been required to produce ID and internal flight passengers only face random police checks.
But under new Government security rules that will come into force next year, personal data, including name, date of birth and home address, will be typed into a computer record for the police by the booking clerk or travel agent.
Originally posted by colec156
Well this is a case of power corrupting once again.
There needs to be a new set of rules drawn up of what they can and cannot claim for.
It is not that an MP is badly paid,
Originally posted by Merriman Weir
I can sympathise with his use of pornography. It must be quite difficult maintaining a sexual relationship with a woman who appears to model both her politics and physical appearance on Stalin.
Originally posted by citizen smith
I know a little song about this (apologies to madonna)
Caught out the very first time..
I'll claim expenses,
As if they were mine..
Originally posted by Flighty
So porn sites are being blocked in Oz while British politicians are claiming work expenses for watching it.....nice work if you can get it.