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The political costs of the 2009 British MPs' expenses scandal, edited by Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson

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
Table Of Contents
The 2009 British MPs' expenses scandal : origins, evolution and consequences / Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson and Orlanda Ward -- Freedom of information and the MPs' expenses crisis / Ben Worthy -- A view from the inside / Tony Wright -- Should I stay or should I go? / Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson -- The impact of the scandal on the 2010 general election results / Charles Pattie and Ron Johnston -- Where did electoral accountability fail? : MP misconduct, constituent perceptions and vote choice / Nick Vivyan, Markus Wagner and Jessica Tarlov -- Tempests and teacups : politicians' reputations in the wake of the expenses scandal / Nicholas Allen and Sarah Birch -- Singing from the same broadsheet? : examining newspaper coverage bias during the 2009 MPs expenses scandal / Valentino Larcinese and Indraneel Sircar -- The new expenses regime and the role of IPSA / Oonagh Gay -- A uniquely British episode? / Justin Fisher and Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson
Physical Description
xiv, 221 p. :, ill. ;, 23 cm

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