Back in 2009, a scandal rocked British politics. There was outrage and a huge public cry for things to change.
To begin with, we must understand something called 'expenses'.
Members of Parliament get paid for doing their job, but they get extra cash to cover things they need to buy to help them to do their job. Examples of things MPs can put on 'expenses' include the travel, accommodation, and computers. It's not fair to expect someone to pay for these things out of their own money.
In 2009, A national newspaper revealed details of some of the things MPs have been claiming for, including dog food, nappies, cleaning swimming pools and even a duck house in the middle of a pond!
It caused outcry across the nation.
This happened just after the financial crisis, when people and the government were cutting spending and making sacrifices.
Seven MPs were sent to jail, some were suspended and others said sorry and paid back the money. It depended on the scale and type of wrongdoing. Some claimed they had just made a counting error. Others said it was within the rules to claim for these things.
Obviously, there were many MPs who did nothing wrong and faced no consequence.
As BBC journalist Emily Maitlis wrote: "The expenses scandal exposed a kind of wholesale wrongdoing. It wasn't about individuals, it was the sense of a systemic rot that people were only just beginning to understand."
Whatever the consequence for individual MPs, the reputation of politicians had taken a big blow.
What do you think of this story?
What questions do you have? We have two of the journalists who uncovered the expenses scandal, Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Heather Brook, ready to answer your questions.
Some MPs blamed the system that allowed them to claim for things that weren't needed for their job. Is this a reasonable excuse?
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