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Yet Another Former MP Found Guilty

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Yet Another Former MP Found Guilty

Another former MP has been found guilty of dishonestly claiming expenses.
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johpal
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Re: Yet Another Former MP Found Guilty

He didn't even have the decency to plead guilty, in what was described as a straightforward case. The jury didn't take overly long to reach their decision either. Will this mean his sentence will be increased?
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Re: Yet Another Former MP Found Guilty

A guilty plea is taken into account when sentencing as it is seen as saving the court's time and hence costs.