Tory MP to repay £1,500 expenses

A Conservative MP has been made to repay £1,500 after an official inquiry which found that he had wrongly claimed more than £50,000 of taxpayers' money to rent a flat his company owned.

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Tory claimed &#163;57,000 to rent his own flat

Millionaire MP paid expenses to rent a property from a company he owned

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