Claimed £35 for a toilet roll holder.
Took £100,000 for mortgage on one of his seven properties
Had us pay for loo seat to be repaired twice in two years
However, the same article notes:
The BNP is a racist party and UKIP have had their own expenses problems in the European parliament.
Also from the Morning Star:
[“New” Labour] Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell was so concerned about “benefit scroungers playing the system” that he implemented in full the report written by Tory peer Sir David Freud, a well-known investment banker, multimillionaire and self-proclaimed welfare “expert.”
Now, thanks to a leak, we understand Purnell, who “earns” £142,000 per annum, has claimed more than any other Cabinet minister, many of whom have their snouts well in the trough, including Hazel Blears who claimed not just for a second home, but a third.
HUNDREDS of greedy MPs groaned and reeled on Wednesday after learning that outside auditors will go through their entire expense claims for the last four years with a fine-tooth comb: here.
Lord Mandelson: here.
Romania: Ten thousand workers have marched through Bucharest to warn “thieving” politicians that anti-crisis measures must prioritise job creation and social welfare: here.