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Whistleblower from SAS helps to put corrupt MP behind bars

MP David Chaytor has gone to prison for stealing from the British people. Chaytor was convicted in court of making bogus expense claims.

John Wick is the former SAS major who helped break the corrupt expenses story.

Major Wick helped to leak more than a million expense claims by MPs to the Daily Telegraph. Many of the claims were dubious. Some were flagrantly false.

Wick noted it was a sad day for the MP who was jailed, but "a damn good day for democracy."

Wick's flame has singed several other members of Parliament, who also will be tried for corruption.

"The names of those members of the SAS who have died on duty are inscribed on the regimental clock tower at Sterling lines. Inscribed on the base of the clock is a verse from the The Golden Road to Samarkand by James Elroy Flecker":

We are the Pilgrims, master; we shall go
Always a little further: It may be
Beyond that last blue mountain barred with snow
Across that angry or that glimmering sea. . .

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