Archive of 25 June 2008

The changes could end the gradual loss of trust in MPs finances

MPs banned from claiming expenses

MPs should be banned from claiming some expenses with taxpayers' money, a Commons report suggests.

  • No single official to blame, review says

    'No fingerpointing' over HMRC data loss

    The loss of 25 million people's data by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) last year cannot be blamed on any one official, a review has revealed today.

  • Brown and Cameron will clash again today

    PMQs as it happened

    Welcome to's As-It-Happens page. Here you can keep up to date with major parliamentary debates, press conferences or news events in real time. Just hit refresh on your browser to see the latest development.

  • British homes must be made more flood-resistant: Sir Michael Pitt

    Govt flood response 'totally unacceptable'

    An independent report into last summer's flooding has today called for British homes to be made more flood-resistant.

  • Zimbabwe's cricketers banned by UK government

    Govt acts against Zimbabwe

    The government has announced economic sanctions against Zimbabwe and a ban for the country's cricketers, matching its rhetoric with actions as pressure on Robert Mugabe continues to build.

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