We paid our 4 ex-Prime Ministers (now 5, and one ex-Deputy) more than half a million pounds last year

Public money spent on supporting the offices of Britain’s five surviving former leaders has jumped by nearly 80 per cent in six years – despite the fact that many of them have gone on to become independently wealthy after leaving 10 Downing Street.

New figures show the costs of supporting the offices of ex-PMs Sir John Major, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, David Cameron, as well as the former deputy PM Sir Nick Clegg, increased from £331,000 a year in 2013/14 – the first figures that are available – to £589,000 last year. …”

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/08/01/taxpayer-costs-paying-offices-four-former-pms-sir-nick-clegg/

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