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Ian Clement charged with fraud

Ian Clement, one of Boris Johnson’s former Deputy Mayors, has been charged with five counts of fraud “in connection with alleged misuse of expenses.”

Clement was forced to resign in June over allegations that he used his City Hall corporate credit card to pay for private meals and groceries.

Adam Bienkov at Tory Troll has the full story, including the statement issued by the Metropolitan Police, and a statement from Clement’s lawyer in the Bexley Times who accuses the Crown Prosecution Service of “political expediency” for deciding to prosecute. 

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  • User AvatarAlex Sabine 18th Apr - 5:39pm
    You think?! That is a masterpiece of understatement Philip. It would be simply farcical for Nick Clegg to step down "right now". I think Caracatus...
  • User AvatarPBBrown 18th Apr - 5:39pm
    Tabman @ The party has done a good job in destroying itself in the last five years, no help from Labour needed was there ?
  • User AvatarTabman 18th Apr - 5:36pm
    Ah yes. Labour. Our natural friends and coalition partners. Most definitely not the party that's vowed to destroy us since the 1920s.
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 18th Apr - 5:33pm
    Thanks Philip. Just checked out Labour's business manifesto. Tumbleweed. Not many good ideas in there. As I said, I'll probably spoil my ballot, but if...
  • User AvatarTabman 18th Apr - 5:23pm
    Caractacus. You claim Nicola Sturgeon is immensely popular with 9% support but lambast what is ostensibly your party for being deeply unpopular .... yet it...
  • User AvatarPhilip Thomas 18th Apr - 5:14pm
    Caractacus: I don't think it would be helpful for Nick to step down right now. We haven't got time to have a leadership election and...
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