MP Expenses Update

stephen-hesfordFurther to the post about the Stephen Hesford expense claims today The Telegraph reports that Mr Hesford has a second home  in London. Mr Hesford has a flat in Kennington, south London. In 2005-6 he put through a £5,599 bill for a new bathroom and reportedly challenged the fees office when told the most he would be allowed was £3,500. The Telegraph does not clarify if this was the end of the matter.

Here are the total second home claims made by Mr Hesford:

2004-05: £20,851
2005-06: £21,634
2006-07: £22,048
2007-08: £21,665

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