‘Eye-popping analysis of politicians’ finances… a ground-breaking study… a fascinating and important work.’ Sunday Times ‘Immaculately researched…
A powerful reminder that reporters can serve the public good… Should make journalists proud – and may even help to make the world a better place’ Peter Oborne, New Statesman
Who do our politicians work for? The public, or big business? If you want to understand why British politics isn’t working, the first place to start is here.
Parliament Ltd reveals the financial interests that British politicians would rather you didn’t hear about. From banks and private corporations, to lobbying and the arms trade, there are MPs making millions by moonlighting in second jobs. Where does their loyalty belong – to us or to their paymasters? Meanwhile – years after the expenses scandal – they are now claiming more than ever before. In his enthralling journey to the dark heart of British politics, Martin Williams exposes a hidden, shocking culture of greed and corruption.