Andy McKay

May 18, 2010

MP's expenses

"Transparency will damage democracy"

UK House of Commons Fees Office Andrew Walker

"the reason for the continuing secrecy was to protect the security of Members of Parliament."

Evening Standard on UK expenses

members must ensure that all ACA claims are above reproach and there must be no grounds for a suggestion of misuse of public money. MPs must also obtain value for money at all times

Rules on UK expenses prior to scandal

"What happened in Nova Scotia, what happened in the U.K. is a very different situation"
"The controls that we have here in the federal Parliament ensure that there are strict procedures, rules and audit"

Libby Davis on Canadian expenses

Make them public. Or let the Auditor General in.