What a surprise?
Is anyone else becoming increasingly desensitized to the shear level of corruption within UK parliament (on all sides of the political divide)? Perhaps thats there plan - when people no longer care they can just go about being corrupt in a much more open manner).
There is only one way i can see to restore peoples faith in politics - ban politicians from all other roles whilst acting as politicians. Being a poli should be a full time job, so how can you possibly have time to be an executive board member, director, chairman or advisor to various company's whilst performing your primary role as a politician representing the people of britain?
Additionally, ban polticians from working for any company which they or their department (if they were a minister) had dealings with for at least 10 years.
Until these things come in, the politicians will continue to be corrupt and we will continue to read about it on an almost daily basis for many years to come...