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Stephen Ladyman Answers Back

Steven Ladyman has updated his declaration of expenses. I don't want to just copy out what he has written but as I was quite hard on Mr Ladyman over his deceleration when he first wrote (I was cynical about it because he didn't go far enough) I feel I should make mention of this update.

(It can be found here) Steve has update his expenses breakdown to try and give a picture of all his expenses for the London "second home" and other things for which the information is not so readily available. He takes the time to explain roughly what he claimed for and why along with an explanation of why more exact figures were not available. An explanation that I find to be wholly in order.

I may or may not agree with his politics (or anything else for that mater) but I can not say how much I applaud this action. Transparency and good communication are essential in the Twenty First Century and both councilors and MPs would do well to follow this example to publish and publish in detail.

The fact that he also allows comments to be posted on his site shows that whatever else you might say (and some of us who write blogs have a lot to say about him) he is at least willing to engage in a little two way communication. Bravo - something that was unarguably done right!

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