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There are more than 300 useless, self-serving, greedy parasitic MPs feeding at the trough wasting tax-payers money and being a hindrance to good government.
Rotten-Boroughs like the Isle-of-Wight should not exist in this democracy nor like those in Scotland.
The Daily Telegraph has repeatedly run stories about MPs' expenses which combine to create an overall impression that MPs generally are crooks and liars.
While there have been a number of appalling examples of expense mis-claims, the tone, nature and relentless character of the Telegraph's reporting leading to a corrosive poisoning of our political atmosphere which is unjustifiable and unacceptable.
Dear Canadian citizen/resident,
Madame Sheila Fraser has been our Auditor General for many years now and has done an outstanding job draped in her integrity and non-partisanship, in assuring oversight, openness, and transparency, with full accounting to the tax payers of Canada. Yet we are now at a critical juncture in terms of an examination of the expense books and possible misuse and abuse of the taxpayer's purse that could only be understood if there is an examination of the expenses.
Madame Fraser wrote a letter to House of Commons speaker Peter Milliken most recently and she has acknowledged that her “invitation” to audit the finances and administration of the Commons had been rejected (by the highly secretive Board of Internal Economy). Madame Fraser and quite rightly and legally so, took issue with the Board’s contention that her office was limited to auditing government departments agencies, and not lawmakers. This is not true and a represents a tactic to stall and prevent the Auditor General from doing her work to examine possible abuses and waste of tax payer money.
She also has the mandate to examine any fraud and criminal activities relating to expenses and she can only do this if the books are made open to her. Yet the Board of Internal Economy has so far denied her any access and the three parties except the Bloc and its leader, have united to deny this access. The Board of Internal Economy and in clear violation of Section 5 of the Act, which states in Section 5 of the Auditor General Act, that the Auditor General is to have access to audit how 'all' taxpayer money is spent. All of it. Any of it. She has the legal mandate but her term is up in one year or so and you can bet she will not be renewed by the government for this recent reach and initiative by her. These accounts that the Auditor General can audit include amounts received and expended by the House of Commons.
We want the Auditor General to audit all expenses by all ministers, all MPs of all parties, the Prime Minister, the PMO, and for the years 2002 to present (May of 2010). We also request a full accounting via line list of all expense categories to ascertain how the 500 million dollars ($500 million) is spent for these expenses and especially the 'other' category. We also request a list of what monies was paid back, by whom, and when. The office and duties of the Auditor General are, and must remain an independent and autonomous body, and a vital provider of oversight in our democratic institution of Parliament. The Auditor General provides the check and balance of responsible governance of our institutions on behalf of the citizens of our nation. The Auditor General must be allowed to perform its job to guarantee the credibility of our elected officials to our citizens.
To fail to co-operate with the Auditor General will result in the citizens holding those same officials to account at the polls. We are asking for your support in this petition. Her invitation to perform the audit has been rejected.
Auditor-General Sheila Fraser has suggested that her team of auditors be invited to review Parliament’s books.
In Ottawa, the overall budgets of MPs’ offices – such as total amounts spent on printing or furniture – are released, but the public does not have access to individual receipts.
The release of such information in the United Kingdom revealed that one MP tapped taxpayers to clean his moat.
The government has no credibility, parliament itself is held in contempt, meanwhile the economic crisis is deepening and national morale and international standing is plummeting.
We need to close the door on the corruption and incompetence of this current government, and cleanse the Commons of corrupt, greedy, self-serving MPs.
Only a general election can do this, and only the Queen can force this on a PM who refuses to face reality.
Since 1998, meetings of the Forum for Stable Currencies have attracted a variety of cases relating to minor and major wrong doings of banks, lawyers and official institutions - concerning systematic overcharging, bankruptcies, home repossessions or other litigations.
This on-line initiative is our attempt to connect with people via the internet, so that they can get help from their MP. As an example, Vincent Cable MP had four business men in his surgery recently, which had never happened before. As a positive example, Rudi Vis MP has helped one of his constituents not to get his company back, but to change the law so that similar wrongdoings could not happen again. Similarly, Alan Keen MP has helped set up an All Party Parliamentary Group against Financial Exploitation so that more MPs become aware of the problems.
Our Chairman, Austin Mitchell MP has not only been most active for monetary reform, but also on behalf of victims across the whole spectrum of complaints.
MPs may not know of the severity of their constituents’ sufferings, and MPs do not know how many other MPs have constituents with similar issues. This includes Ministers and those MPs who are members of the Treasury Select Committee. The Committee has tried to tackle the banking crisis in an admirable way, but they have yet to hear representative evidence from people who are suffering ‘on the ground’.
This is therefore our attempt to put before the Treasury Select Committee not only our petition to investigate the money supply underlying the banking crisis, but also its effects: real people suffering serious hardship, injustice and unfairness, for reasons that are not their own.
You can use WriteToThem to let your MP know of the way you have been hit. Together, we can group cases such that the law can be changed. According to our co-founder Lord Sudeley, this was done already in the 15th century. Now we try again! Our last meetings were recorded in the Grand Committee Room and in Room 14 on April 23, 2009, and on June 23, 2009 which led to the Enforcement of Bank of England Act 1694.
There is also a national banking petition to the Prime Minister in our spirit.
Our last meetings were recorded in the Grand Committee Room and in Room 14 and led to Enforcement of Bank of England Act 1694, where the right sidebar contains links to "Our meetings on video".
The latest collection of petitions with comments can be found here.
The students of The Mesa Public School district feel it is our right to have a choice as to what we wear to school. We do however recognize that we cannot wear certain kinds of clothing to school.
The Mesa Public School District is trying to force certain types of clothing in certain colors on us and force us to conform to what they feel we should look like.
It is also a financial burden on the parents to have to buy these forced pieces of clothing. Finally, it lowers student moral.