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The secret cloak.

The evasive and deflective twisting and turning of the MP’s who want everyone else to play by the rules and recommendations they set has taken another twist and turn for the worse by the seemingly endless cloak of secrecy and deflection tactics to prevent the populous actually knowing how much we are sustaining the financial gravy train the British taxpayer allows them the best seats on. 

They will further mock voters with a new rulebook allowing them to carry on squandering cash on furniture and home improvements if they get their way.

They seem to go to any end possible to prevent people knowing exactly how generous and detailed their self appointed allowances and expenses package is.

When they remind everyone about accountability, honesty, transparency and decency how on earth can they have the two faced nerve to try to cover up the luxury in benefits they have entitled themselves to and enjoyed for far too long. Makes one want to throw up over their heads when they step out from behind the cloak of secrecy they hide behind.

Whilst everyone else sits on the hard seats, it seems that the MP’s have all the cushions, as well as the secrecy screens pulled around themselves so no one else can see what they do.  It appears that the majority of them do not want anyone to know how they claim off the taxpayers and I wonder why.

These people are the privileged few and hold responsibility for their claimed purpose or role. This responsibility appears to have become confused with how exempt from accountability and important they think they are. So many seem to take the piss out of those whose hard earned taxes allow them the luxury of their more than generous allowances without accountability of telling what our money is spent on.


12 Responses

  1. No change there then.
    It has always puzzled me why, when everyone else has to be held accountable, that our supposedly elected leaders can expect to hide from being fully accountable. I do not see why they should get perks over and above anyone else who has to commute to London to work. If they don’t like it, they can go and get a proper job. Though to be honest, I wouldn’t employ any of them myself.

  2. if they have nothing to hide, they’ve nothing to fear…

  3. Time for a new constitution methinks.

  4. I get great pleasure in remembering these little things when the activists come around before each election!

  5. Is it secrecy…or privacy?

  6. Anette,

    If you are spending public money, there is no such thing as privacy.

  7. Well?have you all e mailed your mp about this attempt to conceal the truth.If your disgusted them write to your mp.
    Easy to do,just go to WriteToThem.com.

  8. DMC, I tried that once….And was ignored. Not even an automated acknowledgement.

  9. I have tried and got a reply from someone who ‘works’ for them that contained a series of political statements and did not address any issue mentioned. After another contact there followed a series of deflections and issue dodges.

  10. Tony F,Ive done it twice,one reply by letter and one ignored.I still think they would take note if enough do it even if they dont reply,and enough none replies and you can report them.Surely its better than doing nowt.
    Web,Did you not threaten to publish the letters in the local paper if you didn’t get an answer?make them squirm.My answer was also a political statment but i warned her I wanted a personal not party answer this time.I also said I would ask the question very loudly at her many public engagment/photo oportunities if i didn’t get a reply..
    If only a few mail them you will be ignored,get enough doing it and they will have to listen.

  11. DMC, good point.

  12. I must be quite lucky with my (cons) MP, on the rare occasion I’ve emailed them I’ve always got a (short) relevant reply.

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