What the fuck is going to happen to the economy if the clean up MP's (and Lords) expenses and allowances?
All those poor decorators and moat dredgers and Aga servicers and makers and installers of whirlpool baths and hot tubs, all those cleaners and gardeners, all those forestry specialists, bereft of work.
John Lewis - sales slump. Estate Agents committing suicide as the flipping carousel grinds to a halt. House husbands like Richard "Tugger" Timney unemployed, constituency wives likewise.
The troughers may well have been abusing the system, but it did put a lot of money into the economy. Just a thought!