Tuesday, 31 March 2009

Sitting on a taxpayer-funded fence

Compare and contrast:

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg wrote to Mr Brown and Mr Cameron seeking an urgent meeting to reform the system of MPs’ expenses.

In his letter, the Lib-Dem leader wrote: “The recent scandals make it clear we cannot continue with the current system any longer.


LibDems Claim Highest Expenses

The averages:

* LibDems claim £140,217
* Labour MPs claim £136,116
* Tory MPs claim £131,275

Yeah, Nick, we believe you. No, really, we do.


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