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UK: Expenses scandal impact

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The 2010 UK General Election is the most keenly fought in almost two decades. All the polls point to a hung parliament. Despite the closeness of the contest many British voters remain deeply mistrustful of their politicians in the wake of last year’s expenses scandal. Eyepopping allegations in the national press from the most serious, such as fraud, to the more flippant claims, like duck houses, caused widespread public outrage. One year on, euronews travelled to the UK to find out what impact the scandal could have on the election result.