Margaret Moran the disgraced ex-Labour MP recently charged with fifteen counts of false accounting, contrary to the Theft Act 1968 and six counts of forgery, contrary to the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981, totalling £60,000! Appeared in court for the first time since being charged.
Accompanied by the now familiar figure of Gerald Shamash of Steel & Shamash, the Labour Party official solicitors. Margaret Moran is reported to have sobbed throughout the short proceedings. BBC coverage here.
I fear however that she will not evoke much sympathy for taking £60,000 of our money and putting it in her own back pocket! She has succeeded in making a laughing stock of herself and would benefit, methinks, from a bit more backbone!