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Spelman guilty of “inadvertent breaches”

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As ConservativeHome reports, the official investigation into 'Nannygate' has found Caroline Spelman guilty of "inadvertent breaches" of Commons rules.  The "inadvertent" bit means she'll keep her job in the shadow cabinet, but Paul Waugh writes that she'll have to repay £9,600 of expenses that she used to pay her nanny.  Much like the Brown decision last week, I doubt the outcome will do much to revive people's faith in the political class.