One theory: house prices are high because it's in the interests of MPs with two of them that prices continue to rise.
This independent regulator of Parliament. How is this going to work and how embarrassing is it anyway?
Should that independent regulator be us?
And how Brownite is all this? The solution is a new quango?
Has Gordon Brown just pointed out that he must stand down as an MP?
No, it's really not a good idea at all.
And finally, the ultimate political insult.