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Exclusive: New Witness To MPs Expenses Claims Tells All

by | 24th, May 2009

mps-expenses-horrorMORE on the MPs’ expenses claim scandal as

To recap: David Willetts – the man they call ‘Two Brains’ – the shadow innovation, universities and skills secretary – cannot change a light bulb. And as such you the taxpayer should change it for him.

Willetts billed the taxpayer £115 plus VAT for workmen to replace 25 light bulbs at his second home in west London. On the same bill, Mr Willetts charged another £80 to “change lights in bathroom”, part of a £2,191.38 invoice for odd jobs that included cleaning a shower head.

Parliamentary officials agreed to reimburse him for most of the work, but cut more than £1,000 from the bill including £175 for having a dog enclosure built and £750 for a shed base.

The lightbulb reacts…

Image: Monkeon

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