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Ex-MP in court over expenses

Former MP Denis MacShane will appear in court today charged with false accounting over expense claims. The 65-year-old is due at Westminster Magistrates Court to face charges linked to alleged fraudulent claims of £12,900 for research services.

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Former MP to be charged over 'false' expenses claims

Former MP Denis MacShane is to be charged with false accounting over parliamentary expenses claims, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.

It is alleged MacShane claimed expenses for services carried out by a company that did not carry out that work.

Denis MacShane Credit: Press Association

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