Top tories call for general election in wake of expenses scandal

By Oliver Farrimond

CALLS for a general election intensified yesterday as a team of senior Tory politicians appeared at the Scottish Parliament to back the Conservative Party’s “Sign for Change” campaign.

David Mundell MP, Annabel Goldie MSP and front-bench UK Tory Theresa May challenged the Prime Minister to immediately call a general election in the wake of the expenses scandal.

The call comes as the scandal continues to hurt members of all political parties, as the Daily Telegraph continues to drip-feed damaging revelations.

Annabel Goldie, leader of the Scottish Conservatives, said: “There’s a terrible stench hovering above the political world, and David Cameron and I are very clear that the only way to dispel that stench is to let voters have their say. Continue reading