Poms, Poofs and Perfidy
It appears the goody two shoes junior coalition partner had some real skeletons in the cupboard.
What is it about leftists which makes them think they can get away with this sort of sham transaction?
Laws stepped down as Chief Treasury Secretary after the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported he had channelled more than ₤40,000 ($68,300) of taxpayers' money in rent to his long-term male partner.I see the same sort of shenanigans going on within the church as lefties try to use sham transactions to have their parishes evade the payment of GST on rental income from buildings. They dress it up and call it 'donations.'
"I do not see how I can carry out my crucial work on the budget and spending review while I have to deal with the private and public implications of recent revelations," Laws said at a brief press conference.
The millionaire former banker, a member of the Liberal Democrat junior coalition partners, said he had not disclosed the financial arrangement because of "my desire to keep my sexuality secret".