Smug: The poster should read ‘Keep calm and punch him’.

Conservative MP has been reimbursed for more than £17,000 of expenses claims, despite Parliamentary authorities admitting he should not have been entitled to the payments.

Philip Hollobone claimed for the London Area Living Payment (LALP) while also being reimbursed for travel costs between his Kettering constituency and Parliament, a combination which is not allowed under the expenses scheme. However, he will not be forced to pay back the bill because the watchdog admitted that it should have picked up on the error earlier.

Source: Tory MP claimed £17,000 expenses he was not entitled to      


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