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MP’s expenses were £170,000

By MIG: Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: September 25, 2013

Comments (0) WE have been asked to point out by Stone MP Bill Cash, whose area covers Cheadle and surrounding villages, that his expenses for the last financial year were £170,617.66.


Mr Cash claimed £16,652.71 for his constituency office; £23,966.69 for accommodation; £8,762.70 for travel and subsistence; £6,677 on staffing expenses and £114,558.56 on the staffing payroll.

On top of this Mr Cash received the basic MP's salary of £65,738 plus £14,582.04 as a committee chairman making the total cost for his work as a MP for the constituency to just over £250,000.

Mr Cash told the Post & Times: "My expenditure is for reasonable costs incurred in carrying out my parliamentary duties in order to assist me in my work representing my constituents at Westminster."

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