Speaker of the House of Commons Michael Martin reads a statement to the House of Commons in London in this image taken from TV Monday May 18, 2009. Martin said Monday he was "profoundly sorry" for the handling of Members of Parliament expenses, saying the public had been let down "very badly indeed. (AP Photo/PA

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Speaker of the House of Commons Michael Martin reads a statement to the House of Commons in London in this image taken from TV Monday May 18, 2009. Martin said Monday he was "profoundly sorry" for the handling of Members of Parliament expenses, saying the public had been let down "very badly indeed. (AP Photo/PA