The Daily Telegraph claims that Mark Tami, Labour MP for Alyn & Deeside is one of 50 MP's who claimed expenses for council tax but which they have not paid. Mr Tami is alleged to have profited by about £1500. Mr Tami said he would look into whether he had over-claimed and if he had, would pay the money back.
Pay the money back, isn't that jolly good of him, what would he have done if he hadn't been found out? This is like a shoplifter getting caught handling the goods back and then expecting to walk away with no repurcussions...sorry but it doesn't happen that way!
What Tami and these other 50 MP's have done with their council tax is tantamount to fraud, there is prima facia evidence here that a crime has been committed and it should be investigated as such.