Mail on Sunday Comment: The scandal of benefits behind bars | UPDATED: 00:12 GMT, 16 December 2012 Unless the Government treats our tax money with meticulous care, taxation is little more than legalised theft.
Margaret Moran spared jail for fiddling 53,000 in expenses and faces supervision order insteadEx-Labour MP forged invoices to claim biggest sum in expenses scandal 57-year-old 'too ill' to leave the house but was seen going to the pubFormer Luton South MP gets two-year supervision order but escapes jailCourt hears she is so unstable she has not answered phone in three years Judge: 'There will inevitably be feelings that [she] has 'got away with it'She may still be forced to repay the cash after prosecutor says civil recovery action 'under consideration' | UPDATED: 12:09 GMT, 14 December 2012 Fiddled: Moran, 57, who represented Luton South for 13 years, claimed nearly her entire annual allowance in one bogus expense entry and forged invoices for more than 20,000 Disgraced former Labour MP Margaret Moran has been spared jail for fiddling expenses to receive more than 53,000 from the taxpayer. Moran, 57, who represented Luton South for 13 years, claimed nearly her entire annual allowance in one bogus expense entry and forged invoices for more than 20,000 for non-existent goods and services
Plan ahead for a very Berry Christmas: Mary gives her top tips on how to make your dinner perfect Mary Berry said people often bought too much Christmas foodShe said planning should start in the early weeks of December | UPDATED: 04:39 GMT, 6 December 2012 Sage advice: Mary Berry offers some money-saving tips for the festive season It is the belt-straining finale to the Christmas meal, a massive pudding accompanied by oodles of brandy butter. But families would do better to either buy a smaller one or, preferably, bake their own, says TV cook Mary Berry