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    MPs' expenses: £3.1m claimed in three months
    House of Commons Many MPs chose not to claim any expenses at all

    MPs were paid £3.1m in expenses during the first three and a half months after the general election.

    The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority - which runs the new system - has published 22,000 claims paid out between 7 May and 31 August.

    The highest total paid to an MP was £20,752 to Tory Keith Simpson. Labour's Jeremy Corbyn had the lowest at £8.70.
    Typical Tory greed.
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    I completely disagree. How are the MPs expected to afford prostitutes if they can't claim it on expenses?
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    Would be interesting to see the average claim by MPs of each of the three main parties.
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    (Original post by Low Profile)
    Typical Tory greed.
    What did he claim on?
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    Im in the minority here but i don't think theirs anything wrong with doing that. I mean if i was a MP i would do exactly the same thing along with tax avoidance lol and i'm sure everyone else would do the same thing if they had the chance.
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    (Original post by The_Great_One)
    Im in the minority here but i don't think theirs anything wrong with doing that. I mean if i was a MP i would do exactly the same thing along with tax avoidance lol and i'm sure everyone else would do the same thing if they had the chance.
    Not doubt what you're saying deliberately provocative.


    (Original post by Aj12)
    What did he claim on?
    http://mpsallowances.parliament.uk/m...keith-simpson/

    One of claims was £200 for light-bulbs.:rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Low Profile)
    Not doubt what you're saying deliberately provocative.




    http://mpsallowances.parliament.uk/m...keith-simpson/

    One of claims was £200 for light-bulbs.:rolleyes:
    Tbh its within the rules, wrong as it may be.
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    I want to be an MP
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    Stop whining you lazy ****s, go and get a decent job yourself instead of *****ing about people who already made it.
 
 
 
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