Margaret Moran Found Guilty

A jury has ruled that former Luton South Labour MP Margaret Moran fiddled her expenses claims to receive more than £53,000.

The 57-year-old claimed nearly her entire annual allowance in one bogus expense entry and forged invoices for more than £20,000 of non-existent goods and services.

Moran, who served as MP for Luton South from 1997 until the 2010 General Election, was found to have falsely claimed around £60,000 in parliamentary expenses between 2004 and 2008, of which she received £53,000.

Jurors at Southwark Crown Court in London were unable to return a guilty verdict after it was ruled that Moran was unfit to stand trial for mental health reasons.

Instead, in a trial of issue, the jury found that she had committed 15 counts of false accounting and six counts of using a false instrument over the claims for parliamentary expenses.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Roberto

7pm - 10pm

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Roberto

On TV: Feel-Good Christmas!

7pm - 8pm

Watch heart TV

  • Boney M Mary's Boy Child

    19:36

    iTunes

  • Spice Girls 2 Become 1

    19:33

    iTunes

  • Lady Antebellum A Holly Jolly Christmas

    19:31

    iTunes

  • Coldplay Christmas Lights

    19:23

    iTunes

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart on Twitter