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Former Labour minister Denis MacShane has been granted condition bail ahead of sentencing on December 19 after he admitted making nearly £13,000 worth of false expenses claims.
Mr MacShane admitted false accounting by putting in fake receipts for £12,900 of "research and translation" services at the Old Bailey.
Former Labour minister Denis MacShane has admitted false accounting by putting in fake receipts for £12,900 of "research and translation" services at the Old Bailey.
He used the money to fund trips to Europe, including to judge a literary competition in Paris.
Asked to enter a plea to the charge in a hearing at the Old Bailey, MacShane replied: "Guilty."
Mr Justice Sweeney told the former MP, that "all sentencing options remain open".
Former MP Denis MacShane has pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to making bogus expenses claims of nearly £13,000.
The 65-year-old admitted false accounting by fraudulently claiming £12,900 for research and translation services between January 6, 2005 and January 15, 2008.
Mr MacShane stood down as an MP last November.
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