Thursday, 13 November 2008

Southport Tory MEP and the missing £.75m

As if Southport Tories didn't have enough problems we now learn the full story of their MEP.
David Cameron yesterday expelled the Conservative party’s former chief whip in the European parliament after the Strasbourg authorities ruled that he had breached its rules and demanded that he pay back just over £500,000.
Den Dover, who resigned as chief whip in June over claims that he had siphoned off £758,000 of public money to family members through a company providing secretarial services over nine years, will face a fraud investigation by the EU’s anti-fraud body, Olaf. This has the power to ask police in Britain to carry out searches.
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