Back in Time …

This morning’s ‘The Reunion’ programme on BBC Radio 4 looked back at the MPs’ expenses scandal of 2009. Listening to it reminded me of two poems I’d written about this as part of my ‘Rhymes of the Times’ of that year.

Here’s the first poem, called ‘Last Orders’. It was broadcast on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme:

And here’s ‘TheyGov’:

Interestingly, the word ‘redacted’ is in the news again this week, 10 years on, on the other side of the pond … .

Anneliese Emmans Dean – theBigBuzz – Bringing poetry to life


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