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    Anger over soldiers' treatment led to MPs' expenses leak

    The mole who leaked the data has told his story for the first time, in the hope that it will shame the Government into finally supplying the right equipment for the thousands of soldiers risking their lives in Afghanistan.

    Politicians “still don’t get it”, he said, adding that they were still preoccupied with their own financial situation and MPs’ claims rather than the plight of troops.

    "It’s not easy to watch footage on the television news of a coffin draped in a Union Jack and then come in to work the next day and see on your computer screen what MPs are taking for themselves,” he said.
    MPs' expenses mole: anger over Armed Forces' treatment led to leak - Telegraph

    It is shame the mole doesn't realise the Government has no shame when it comes to the Armed forces.
    It's always nice to see some people with integrity is still there

    Maybe we shouldn't knight him .... OBE anyone?

    Voters have praised The Daily Telegraph's handling of the MPs' expenses scandal, after the disclosure that the information was leaked by a mole angry at the underfunding of British troops in Afghanistan

    Readers of newspapers across the political spectrum have said that the Telegraph was justified in paying for files of expenses claims that have so far led to more than 500,000 being returned to the taxpayer.
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