From British daily The Morning Star:
London mayor‘s deputy resigns
Mr Johnson initially stood by Mr Clement following press revelations last week that he spent £2,300 on personal expenditure using a City Hall credit card.
Ian Clement is, of course, far from being the only British politician in an expenses scandal.
Boris Johnson’s disgraced former deputy mayor has been charged with fraud over the alleged misuse of his expenses. Ian Clement, 44, the former deputy mayor for external relations, has been charged with five counts of fraud, each relating to meals paid for using his corporate credit card: here.
Conservative leadership oppose Boris Johnson on Crossrail and greater mayoral powers: here.
January 2011: The RSPB is dismissing, yet again, the expensive campaign for an International Airport hub in the Thames Estuary, being led by Mayor of London, Boris Johnson: here.
Conservative MPs will be forced to pay back an extra £125,000 in expenses, it has been announced: here.
Conservative Shadow chancellor George Osborne is facing a sleaze probe over his second home expenses: here.
TWO senior Conservative councillors launched a vicious internet campaign against their own [Trafford] town hall leader – branding her ‘clueless’ and comparing her to Hitler: here.
Jobcentre Plus worker Mark Anthony France has been sacked for organising a petition calling on his local MP Julie Kirkbride, who has been mired in the expenses scandal, to stand down: here.