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Corporate Officer of the House of Commons v The Information Commissioner, [2008] EWHC 1084 (Admin) - High Court 16.5.08

The Speaker and MPs on the House of Commons Commission have lost their attempts to prevent disclosure of details of MP's second home allowance. The High Court has ordered the House of Commons to release the details by 23rd May and to pay costs. The Freedom of Information (FOI) request by journalists Heather Brooke, Ben Leapman and Jonathan Ungoed-Thomas at the centre of the dispute asks for details of expenses claims by 14 MPs and former MPs, including Gordon Brown and David Cameron.

See also BBC News 16.5.08

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