The Political Costs of the 2009 British MPs’ Expenses Scandal

  • Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson, Orlanda Ward
    Pages 1-26
  3. Tony Wright
    Pages 43-61
  4. Charles Pattie, Ron Johnston
    Pages 88-110
  5. Oonagh Gay
    Pages 175-195
  6. Justin Fisher, Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson
    Pages 196-203
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 204-221

About this book


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.


election Electoral politics revolution

Editors and affiliations

  • Jennifer vanHeerde-Hudson
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Public Policy, Department of Political ScienceUniversity College LondonUK

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