Secrecy may be forced on MPs

A funny story in today’s Sheffield newspaper about the Information Commissioner’s ruling on Tuesday that David Blunkett MP would have to reveal the number of rail warrants claimed from Parliament.

Expenses claim puzzle for MP

…Mr Blunkett says his travel expenses were never kept a secret and today hit out at the whole procedure.
“This is so bizarre it’s unbelievable,” he said. “The Commissioner has not been in touch with me and the first I knew about it was from a website.
“The House of Commons authorities were the ones who declined to issue the details, not me. I am happy for my claims to be revealed.

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