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MP ordered to pay damages for negligence

Old soldier takes first MP to court for being 'lazy' | Mail Online.

To me, the most interesting aspect of this story is that the judgement against her was made in her absence. She simply failed to show up in court! She must be fairly neglectful of her correspondence to have missed the letter before action, court summons etc. Yet she is obviously capable of efficient processing of paperwork when making expense claims.