Posted by: Jason McCartney | May 31, 2009

MPs’ Expenses

Like everyone I’ve been gobsmacked and appalled by the revelations of MPs’ expenses. I’ve never received a penny in pay, allowances or expenses as a candidate. When I was an Officer an in the RAF we were encouraged to set our own standards and abide by them. In that spirit here are the standards I will apply if I’m elected as your MP:

1. I will publish in detail any expense I reclaim while in the pursuit of my parliamentary duties.
2. I will never employ any member of my family in my parliamentary office.
3. I will live in the constituency (as I do now in the Holme valley) and continue to have my main home among the community I serve.


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