“Nick Clegg claims £115,000 annual expenses allowance previously only granted to former Prime Ministers”

“Sir Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, has reportedly claimed almost £115,000 from an expenses allowance previously only granted to former Prime Ministers.

The former leader of the Liberal Democrats was given access to the public duty cost allowance after the 2015 general election.

The allowance provides for the office and secretarial costs for former premiers. …

… A recommendation to give him a reduced rate under the allowance was ignored, according to an internal memo released under freedom of information laws and reported by The Sunday Times. …”

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/nick-clegg-claims-annual-expenses-allowance-deputy-prime-minister-liberal-democrats-public-duty-cost-a8158781.html

One thought on ““Nick Clegg claims £115,000 annual expenses allowance previously only granted to former Prime Ministers”

  1. Another £115k of OUR money wasted in a secret deal that only became public because a journalist went looking and insisted they cough up the details.

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