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UK: The Expences Scandal Starts Again Part 2

Whitehall's iPads, limo tours and free lunches at private clubs all paid for on plastic by YOU
A catalogue of excess spending on Government credit cards has emerged in recent weeks.
Everything from a limousine tour of California to Apple iPads and luxury hotel rooms has been paid for on the procurement cards.
And when civil servants are not flashing the plastic, their town hall colleagues milk the taxpayer-funded perk to pay for high-end international trips.

- Taxpayer funded luxury: Penpushers charged taxpayers for a trip round California in a limousineLast year alone, Government departments ran up £25 million in credit card bills on first-class flights, five-star hotels, exclusive restaurants and shopping sprees.
Despite orders to tighten their belts and cut budgets, civil servants spent more than £370,000 on food. Golf, theatre trips and other leisure acti

Added: Aug-7-2011 Occurred On: Aug-7-2011
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  • This is what quite a lot of people in the UK have been slow to wake up to.The politicians have virtually ALL their expenses back as per they were BEFORE the scandal broke two years ago, PLUS they now get an extra £5,000 ALLOWANCE -EACH! to supposedly pay for someone to "deal with" THEIR allowance claims!
    It is what you would expect at some banana republic not a modern democracy.

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