Labor MP Fiona Onasanya will maintain her salary during the three months in prison to which she was sentenced. She is the first active parliamentarian to have been imprisoned in the last 30 years and the controversy has arisen because he will continue to receive his salary financed by taxpayers behind bars, while Parliament has no power to expel it. Fiona Onasanya, who occupied the position of whip a few years ago (those who dictate the meaning of the vote to the deputies) in the Labor party, was sentenced on Tuesday to three months in prison after being found guilty for lying to police officers to avoid a fine for speeding. His party and its leader, Printable Letter N have urged the deputy from Peterborough, who was surprised by speeding less than two months after being elected in 2017 to resign, but this has indicated that continue to serve from prison. Her lawyer defended her before the court that found her guilty alleging that the deputy had decided not to resign because her salary of 78,000 pounds per year, about 84,000 euros, was “her only source of income”.
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This means that she will therefore continue to receive a weekly salary of 1,480 pounds and will not lose the contributions for her future pension, amounting to 9,000 pounds sterling per year, while she is incarcerated. The deputy has decided to appeal her conviction and, according to British law, parliamentarians can only be automatically expelled if they are imprisoned for 12 months or more, which means that the authorities can not intervene. The president of the House of Commons, John Bercow, can only initiate a petition for dismissal, which would trigger an election in that constituency, once his appeal process is over and his sentence is upheld. However, I could still carry out the campaign as an independent candidate. His brother Festus, 34, was also convicted of conspiring with her to pervert the course of justice and sentenced to 10 months in prison.
After this case, Labor and Conservative Members have demanded an urgent revision of the parliamentary norms to guarantee that future convictions lead to automatic expulsion. Last Thursday a seven-year-old boy was beaten in a school in Nice because he was a Jew. After that, a policeman went to Annette Printable Letter N house to ask her to go to the school to explain to the students what the Holocaust was. «I told them that we were like the others: that we had hands, face and eyes. We were not animals, “ABC Annette Cabelli tells ABC for whom, unfortunately, anti-Semitism has not disappeared” and never will. ” You will also be entitled to claim thousands of pounds in expenses, including your 625-pound monthly rent, staff salaries and the operation of your constituency’s office.