The attorney-general, Baroness Scotland, is facing serious questions about payments of £170,000 that Cabinet Office rules say she was not entitled to receive.
Scotland is already at the centre of a row after she was found to be employing an illegal immigrant as a cleaner.
It emerged yesterday that she has for years been receiving an allowance intended for peers who live outside London, despite saying her main home is in the capital.
Sunday, September 20, 2009
Baroness Scotland faces questions over £170,000 expenses
More pressure on the attorney-general. Again from the Sunday Times: