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The 2009 British MPs' Expenses Scandal: Origins, Evolution and Consequences

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Orly Siow



This is the authors' accepted manuscript of a book chapter that has been published in its final definitive form by Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

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This study examines the evolution and political consequences of the 2009 British MPs' expenses scandal. Despite claims of a revolution in British politics, we show how the expenses scandal had a limited, short-term impact.

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Author(s): vanHeerde-Hudson J, Ward O

Editor(s): Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson

Publication type: Book Chapter

Publication status: Published

Book Title: The Political Costs of the 2009 British MPs’ Expenses Scandal

Year: 2014

Pages: 1-26

Print publication date: 13/11/2014

Acceptance date: 31/10/2014

Edition: 1st

Number of Volumes: 1

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Place Published: London


DOI: 10.1057/9781137034557_1

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ISBN: 9781137034557


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