Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Nick Clegg made £300,000 from house in Brussels after getting £140,000 from taxpayers

Nick Clegg has been accused of hypocrisy after it emerged that he made more than £312,000 profit when he sold his house in Brussels.

The Lib Dem leader received nearly £140,000 from taxpayers for living away from home as an MEP for the East Midlands.

Although he maintains that he did not rely on the expenses to fund the home, the profit he pocketed undermines his insistence that parliamentarians should pay back capital gains they make from state subsidies Read more...


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