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He “forgot” to replace his office clerk.

Oh really?

Does he not have an accountant to flag up these matters for him, then?

Millionaire Conservative MP Geoffrey Cox works part-time as a barrister to top up his £74,000 MP salary.

He clocked 500 hours between January and August in 2015, but failed to declare the extra work – because he’d forgot to hire an office clerk to do it for him.

The backbencher, who claimed for a 49p bottle of milk and £2 worth of tea bags, had no problem remembering his expenses, however.

He stood down from Westminster’s cross-party standards committee in October after referring himself to the Commissioner over the rule breach.

Source: Millionaire Tory MP gives the most pathetic excuse for failing to declare £400,000 in extra earnings | The Canary

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