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As part of the ongoing United Kingdom Parliamentary expenses scandal, Liberal Democrat MP David Laws resigns from his position as Chief Secretary to the Treasury after it is revealed he used expenses to cover rent for a non-marital partner, a practice banned in 2006.

Laws resigns as British Treasury Secretary

Britain's Chief Treasury Secretary David Laws has admitted paying thousands of pounds of taxpayers' money in rent to his partner.

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