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Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Has Labour been the Party of Benefits cheats? Expenses cheats more like it!

In an incredibly unprincipled pitch to Daily Mail reading middle England, Ed Miliband boldly claims that Labour is no longer the party of benefits cheats at a time when benefit claimants face unprecedented attacks from the Con Dem Government welfare reforms. Surely there's some mistake here?

There's simply no evidence of Labour being any such thing - past or present. But as far as parliamentary expenses cheats are concerned...