Nick Clegg intensified pressure for reform of Lords' allowances today when he said peers from his party would change the way they claim under the current system, which he described as "wholly unsatisfactory".Lord Bonkers was unavailable for comment last night.
The Liberal Democrat leader said the peers would not only have to abide by the letter of the rules relating to the overnight allowance, but by their spirit as well.
Monday, May 25, 2009
Nick Clegg orders review of Lib Dem peers' expenses
This story was posted on the Guardian website yesterday: