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2009-06-18 - 23:47:00 - by AlisonW - Topic: UK-Politics: Westminster |

"Redacted".

It is everywhere today due to the 'publication' of the last four year's worth of MPs' receipted expenditure. I looked at the information for my own MP – Glenda Jackson – and found great big expanses of black where details had been 'redacted'. 'Removed to hide the real information' more like!

Thank you to the editor of The Telegraph for publishing the unexpurgated version so that we may see what the MPs were trying to hide. Clearly, whilst our Members of Parliament may wish to not have certain details easily available to the public (even though they are legally required to publish most of these same details elsewhere!) the fact that addresses – even 'loose' ones such as just the town or outbound postcode – are omitted from these records released today means that it would be nigh on impossible to show just how unacceptable some of them have been with taxpayers money.



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