MPs' expenses claims rise by a quarter in a year
Holly WattThe bill went up by a quarter to nearly £90 million last year.
Politicians spent the money on second homes, staff, travel and office costs - including dozens of iPads.
The figure is now only slightly lower than in the run-up to the scandal that rocked Westminster in 2009 after it was exposed by the Daily Telegraph.
The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa) insisted that the rate of claims had remained "stable".
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"MPs' expenses claims rise by a quarter in a year", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juillet 2012. Consulté le 04/12/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/mps-expenses-claims-rise-by-a-quarter-in-a-year