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.
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”.
ESSEX County Council leader Lord Hanningfield claimed more than £38,000 parliamentary expenses in a year.
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.
LORD Hanningfield’s 41-year career as an Essex county councillor will draw to a close next week.
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.
AN MP has called for a public inquiry into what went on at County Hall during Lord Hanningfield’s ten-year reign.
DISGRACED peer Lord Hanningfield has been ordered to pay back more than £37,000 or face 15 months behind bars.
A DISGRACED peer is enjoying a taxpayer funded golden silence in the House of Lords.