Monday, October 16, 2006
Seven years bad luck?
Cash for peerage suspects could be jailed for seven years
The Daily Mail reports today that prosecutors may charge suspects with false accounting, in the cash for peerages scandal. If proven and found guilty, these suspects could face jail terms of up to seven years!
This extract from the report outlines the disgust of a sitting Labour Peer;
The development came as a Labour peer of 30 years said he was leaving the party benches in protest at the cash for honours row and Tony Blair's policies.
Lord Wedderburn, a renowned legal expert, said he could no longer support the party's 'malodorous practices' and would sit in future as a crossbencher, meaning he has no party allegiance.You can read the full article - here
Curly thinks it would be nice to see that smile removed - hope they have some comfortable beds in the local nick (the prisons will be too full by then!)
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