Thursday, May 14, 2009

The UK's most vulnerable Labour MP, Russell Brown.

In 2001, the Labour MP for Dumfries and Galloway, Russell Brown, was 'caught breaking parliamentary rules' by claiming office expenses to which he was 'not entitled'.

(Labour MP faces inquiry into office expenses - Telegraph)

Reportedly, Russell Brown had the rent for his constituency office paid in full but also received rent from the MSP Elaine Murray.

Brown at that time was a member of the Westminster Standards Committee.

Brown's constituency, which is very marginal, has previously been held by the SNP.

Brown supported the Iraq war, supports identity cards, supports government policy on post offices, supports the terrorism laws and supports Trident.

He has been a Parliamentary Private Secretary to Lord Drayson and Des Browne.

It is expected that most Labour voters will switch to the SNP at the next election.

However, there could be vote fraud?


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