John Bercow was Speaker of the House of Commons for more than 10 years.
Glasgow’s Lord Provost has been urged to resign after it emerged she has claimed £8,000 in expenses for clothes, shoes and beauty products.
City councillors claimed nearly 40% more in taxpayer-funded expenses last year – taking the total bill including salaries over £1 million.
Highland councillors claimed more than £1.57m in salary and expenses last year, latest figures show.
Universities in the north of Scotland are spending thousands of pounds every month on items including takeaway pizza, coffee and bouquets of flowers.
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine MP Andrew Bowie has apologised after claiming back a £202 rail fare that was not connected to his Commons work.
Taxpayers paid almost £1million to city councillors over the past year through their wages and expenses.
Aberdeen’s lord provost has defended his predecessor’s £43,896 expenses in the House of Lords.
Two north peers have claimed thousands of pounds in expenses over the last year - despite not even speaking in the House of Lords once.
Highland councillors managed to set an example, by trimming their running costs last year while being forced to help save the organisation millions of pounds to balance its books.
An admission that MPs in the north and north-east of Scotland have spent less than their predecessors sparked a political row last night.
A knighted Tory landowner charged taxpayers £163 for a night in a luxury hotel and £113 for a taxi ride to an airport, the latest MSPs’ expenses returns has revealed.
Highland councillors' expenses soared by 9% in a year in which they agreed to hundreds of staff cuts and sweeping reductions in services to balance the books.
Salaries and expenses for Shetland Islands Council members cost the taxpayer just shy of half a million pounds in the last financial year, according to figures published by the local authority.
A whistleblower has called for a root-and-branch overhaul of councillors' expenses and monthly publication of their spending.
Only 17 Highland councillors have paid for their lunch following a voluntary pledge to take a bite out of the authority's budget crisis.
The level of expenses claimed by north and north-east MSPs has remained virtually static over the past 12 months.
An MP who claimed 9p on expenses for a 352-yard car journey has defended the cost, but admitted such small claims may look “odd”.
Aberdeen City Council spent more on overseas jaunts in the last two years than any other local authority.
The majority of MSPs in the north and north-east managed to reduce their expenses last year.
MSPs’ expenses rose to more than £12.5 million last year, up by around a quarter of a million pounds on 2012-13, according to new figures.
The dozen MPs for the north and north-east cost taxpayers more than £3million in salaries, expenses and staff last year.
Expenses claimed by councillors serving Orkney, Shetland, the Western Isles and Argyll and Bute have been published.