Thursday, 8 November 2007


Another story about money. Rumblings about the new £10,000 communications allowance continue.

There seems to be a lot of confusion about the rules. Plaid Cymru are still fighting complaints about the use of the taxpayer-funded allowance to pay for newspaper adverts during the Welsh Assembly election campaign.

Cardiff North MP Julie Morgan says the leaflets ConservativeHome highlighted were cleared by the Commons fees office. They may refer to the new Prime Minister and her support for his deputy Harriet Harman, she says, but those are matters of fact.

The creation of the allowance was controversial in itself - the arguments clearly won't go away.

1 comment:

Glyn Davies said...

You should be asking questions about how the Communications Allowance has been used - especially about timing (in relation to whe General Election in November that never was.