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'Many peers contribute absolutely nothing' in House of Lords

The programme lifts the lid on life in the House of Lords

Many peers contribute "absolutely nothing" to Parliament, a former lord speaker claimed as she alleged one member kept a taxi running outside while signing in to collect the £300 daily allowance.

12:03am Tuesday 21 February 2017

Speaking in Parliament for the first time since jail term, former Essex council leader Lord Hanningfield brands prison education system "ridiculous"

Speaking in Parliament for the first time since jail term, former Essex council leader Lord Hanningfield brands prison education system "ridiculous"

DISGRACED former county council leader Lord Hanningfield opened up about prison life during his first speech in the House of Lords since his release - and quickly dismissed education inside as “rather ridiculous”.

8:00am Thursday 21 January 2016

Revealed...Lord Hanningfield's £38k expenses bill

Lord Hanningfield

ESSEX County Council leader Lord Hanningfield claimed more than £38,000 parliamentary expenses in a year.

7:50am Thursday 17 December 2009

Lord Hanningfield expenses accusations are not a criminal matter, judge rules

Lord Hanningfield expenses accusations are not a criminal matter, judge rules

FORMER Essex County Council leader Lord Hanningfield has been acquitted of submitting false expenses claims after a judge ruled it was not a criminal matter.

3:17pm Monday 18 July 2016

Disgraced Lord Hanningfield is likely to be kicked off Essex County Council

LORD Hanningfield’s 41-year career as an Essex county councillor will draw to a close next week.

10:20am Sunday 24 July 2011

Police launch Lord Hanningfield expenses probe

Lord Hanningfield

POLICE have launched an inquiry into the House of Lords after disgraced Lord Hanningfield was found to have claimed a £300 allowance for days on which he did no parliamentary work.

4:57pm Wednesday 26 November 2014

Inquiry demanded into Lord Hanningfield’s County Hall rule

Lord Hanningfield was jailed for fiddling his House of Lords expenses

AN MP has called for a public inquiry into what went on at County Hall during Lord Hanningfield’s ten-year reign.

10:00am Saturday 16 July 2011

Court orders Lord Hanningfield to return another £37,000

Lord Hanningfield

DISGRACED peer Lord Hanningfield has been ordered to pay back more than £37,000 or face 15 months behind bars.

7:00am Sunday 30 September 2012

Lord Hanningfield enjoying golden silence

Lord Hanningfield enjoying golden silence

A DISGRACED peer is enjoying a taxpayer funded golden silence in the House of Lords.

8:57am Tuesday 8 September 2015

Braintree: Lord Hanningfield questioned at Braintree Police Station over council expenses

Braintree: Lord Hanningfield questioned at Braintree Police Station over council expenses

Disgraced Tory peer Lord Hanningfield has been arrested on suspicion of fraud allegedly committed while he was leader of Essex County Council.

8:34am Thursday 15 September 2011
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