Ex-Tory peer Lord Taylor of Warwick has been found guilty of making £11,277 in false parliamentary expenses claims.
I read later in the BBC article however that:
Taylor [a former barrister btw!] said it had been a common practice among peers to claim for fake journeys and enter expenses claims with a false address as a main residence, and he believed it was acceptable to do this provided there was a "family connection" with the property
Oh yes, silly me, now that he's explained it I can quite see that it's perfectly "acceptable" for him to have commited fraud as it's a common practice among his fellow peers!
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