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The Odd Job Parliamentarians

If you want to find more from the sources for the article on MP’s pursuing outside employment on their constituents time the following should help. On the doors opening for Libian opportunities try the factbox at http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUKL570922620080905 here you will find a comprehensive list.

Background on Adam Ingram is best at http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article5992951.ece and that for Tony Blair at http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=32824

Maenwhile an extended list of others profiting from external appointments is available at http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article3423486.ece .

It has to be remembered that 22 Labour ministers are members of the unelected second chamber with this level of attachment to the House of Lords don’t hold your breath for meaningful reform of the other place.