MPs' second homes cost taxpayers £80k

THE Fylde coast's four MPs claimed just over £80,000 between them for their second homes in the last financial year, according to figures released by Parliament.

Blackpool North and Fleetwood MP Joan Humble, and Wyre MP Ben Wallace, claimed the maximum allowance of 24,006 for the 12 months from April 2008 to April 2009.

Fylde MP Michael Jack claimed 23,402.55, while Blackpool South MP Gordon Marsden claimed 8,958.92.

 

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