October 24th, 2012

Exclusive: Rent-Swapping Tories’ £34,000 Rule Bending Pad Jessica Lee and Stuart Andrew’s Cosy Rent Arrangement

The Register of Members’ Interests reveals that Dominic Grieve’s PPS Jessica Lee owns a flat in London from which rental income is received. In spite of this Lee bills the taxpayer £1,430-a-month to rent another house in London. A rent-swapper caught red-handed. But this one does not end there…

Lee shares the expenses-funded flat with fellow Tory MP Stuart Andrew, who in turn owns another property (albeit in Leeds) from which he receives rental income. Both Lee and Andrew claim a hefty £1,430-a-month each – his people have confirmed to Guido that the total rent for the London property stands at £2,860-a-month. With MPs limited to claiming £1,666-a-month for London accommodation, that’s a clever way of getting round the rules for a nice pad…

Guido has contacted Lee’s office at least five times over the last few days, but despite repeated assurances of a response, she is refusing to comment. George Osborne says households should not receive more than £26,000-a-year in benefits. The Lee-Andrew household is raking in over £34,000-a-year of our cash in benefits…


106 Comments

  1. 1
    Hypocrisy says:

    Hypocrites.

  2. 2
    Kebab Time says:

    This lot are taking the right micky out of us.

    Can we just list the MPs who have not got snouts in trough?

    • 15
      The definitive list says:

      Here you are Kebab Time :

    • 58
      pissed off voter says:

      Just as in the Savile fiasco, those who were aware of this practice and turned a blind eye are as guilty as the perpetrators which probably suggests an empty list.

      • 91
        Rotherham Person says:

        Why don’t the goverment buy a block of flats where all mps from an area outside the travel to work time of 11/2 hours of the house of commons can live rent free if they want other accomodation eslewhere in the Capital ( a luxury pad where they can keep their totty or R B ) they have to pay for it, no subsidised rent on expenses, every one the same. All mps shall use public transport to get to the H o C, Any damage to the flat will be put right by deductions from salary. Now some one might ask what about ministers without a state home (forgotten the name) they can have the penthouse flats on top of which would be sighted rockets/missiles just like those flat in the east end. That would do for starters

        • 101

          It was called the National Liberal Club. In those days most of the out-of-London Tories were spread across half a dozen smaller clubs. If Transport House had included bedrooms the answer would have been complete.

  3. 3
    chris Bryant 's underpants says:

    Just pass all this stuff over to the police .

    You will be doing us all a favor.

  4. 4
    Blind man's buff says:

    I think Leeds is a tad too far to commute Guido. But why is he bunking up with a sarah Teather lookalike?

    • 43

      He hasn’t actually stated that they are shagging. Everything else but.

      For what it is worth, my opinion is that he deserves the money if he has to crawl on top of that. Way beyond the call of duty.

  5. 6
    You is D Man Nigel says:
    • 23
      tick tock tick tock says:

      tick tock tick tock, looks as if some club is getting ready to kick us out, I wish they would hurry up.

    • 59
      Sandra in Accounts says:

      WTO sets trade agreements, not the EU.

      How would BMW, VW & Siemens (to name a few) react to a trade war with Britain?

      German industry does not call UK PLC “treasure island” for nothing – check out just how much of their market share is from selling the UK tech products.

      We are leaving the EU – will it be by the ballot box or by other less peaceful means beginning with b?

      • 72
        hmmm says:

        who buys a BMW now that its fucked when you get a puncture?

      • 93
        Rotherham Person says:

        Does the UK own any of the utility companies from cellphones to gas to electricity to water to railway companies etc the family silver has been sold overseas

        • 96
          The Reality says:

          Cept GPO telephones , Water boards and British Rail were all basket cases until they were sold off.

  6. 7
    MiguelM says:

    Albeit

  7. 8
    pedant ... says:

    Would that be ‘albeit’, rather than ‘all be it’?
    poor edukashun strikes agen …

  8. 9
    Use by 22 Oct says:

    Ca this ever be off topic.

    A little light reading

    http://www.biologicalpsychiatryjournal.com/article/S0006-3223(06)01300-X/abstract

  9. 10
  10. 11
    Sayeeda Warsi says:

    Does he pay her in cash?

  11. 25
    MacGuffin says:

    I shared a flat with a fat girl once. It was awful – the bad smells, the self-pity, the false cheeriness… Fat girls never get asked out so they are always at home.

  12. 29
    Quisling says:

    I saw her once and she was wearing a Guess T-Shirt, so I said “eating disorder?”

    Don’t know why I was blanked.

  13. 30
    Guido(I love the Nevis tax regime) says:

    Cameron: “No-one should be in any doubt: prisoners are not getting the vote under this Govt” I expect law giving them vote will be in 2013.

    • 33
      Call me Dave says:

      Its no votes for Badgers, and no prisoner culls. You have my cast iron pledge on that

    • 56
      One of Victor's Mates says:

      Sorry the betting is they will get the full VOTE by Christmas THIS YEAR

      ECHR’s Edict………can’t say fairer than that……..

      • 86
        Airey Belvoir says:

        Easy solution for Dave: All prisoners have the right to vote. They just don’t get a postal vote. If they cannot get to the polling booth, tough.

  14. 31
    HoC Fat Thieving Pigs & we are not ashamed ! says:

    Oink …..Oink…….Oink……..

    now all sing together……….

    “A troughing we will go, A troughing we will go,”

    oink ……… oink…….. oink…….

    we are all in this together………

    Like fcuk we are, were not in it at all

    we are only in it for our fcuking selves, fcuk the smelly plebs

    they pay our fcuking bills, whether they fcuking like it or not……..

    oink ……… oink…….. oink……… oink…………

    now sing louder so everyone can hear

    A troughing we will go………..oink …….oink………

    the HoC 5star Gravy Train never ceases to provide all

    our fcuking needs oink ………. oink……… oink………

  15. 41
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    Of course, to their way of thinking, the maths add up to their each saving the taxpayer 236 quid-and-change/mo. Give them a bloody knighthood for their public-mindedness, why don’t we?

    • 50
      Remember the 5th November says:

      Along with subsidised BOOZE & FOOD along with £400+ per month swill allowance

      along with utilities costs ….etc …. etc …. etc ……

      but you as a smelly revolting Pleb are not going to be so irresponsible & be

      allowed to bulk purchase wine discounted wine………… that is not allowed…..

      from the small amount your left after all TAX TAX TAX on TAX has been stolen

      from you……..

  16. 45
    MP for Ear Wash says:

    “I feel privileged, honoured, slightly overwhelmed. I mean it when I say I will do my best to serve everyone* in Erewash, whether they voted for me or not”

    * Actual everyone may vary but in all cases and for the avoidance of doubt will be taken to mean ME

  17. 47
    Bercow is toast says:

    hahaha, what a tit. Cameron is finished after his little leak of GDP data today and letting all this go on under his piggy nose

  18. 57
    Screwed taxpayer says:

    DAVE — DAVE —— WAKE UP AND SORT THIS OUT IMMEDIATELY — OTHERWISE IT CONFIRMS THAT YOU ARE A GUTLESS GORMLESS USELESS CNUT

    • 64
      pissed off voter says:

      confirmed.

    • 67
      David Cameron PM says:

      Sorry I’m too tied up with matters of high office that the British public are demanding immediate action on, like gay marriage etc.

      • 74
        Synic says:

        While you’re poncing about trying to get the k w e e r liberati votes, you are pissing away traditional Tory votes. We want the PC legislation reduced, not increased.

  19. 66
    pissed off voter says:

    Maybe she thought that since she was acting like a greedy pig she should look the part.

    • 80
      I would'nt touch her with yours. says:

      She’s only 36. By 56 her legs will have collapsed, and the NHS will need a 38 ton 12 wheeled ambulance to shift her. Greedy obese pig.

  20. 68
    Naughty Naughty says:

    She has not included “Landis Property services Limited” of which she is a director in her register of Members’ Financial Interests.

    https://www.duedil.com/director/915358209/jessica-katherine-lee

  21. 69
    MAD FRANKIE HADDOCK son of COD and CODFATHER of SOLE says:

    Theiving Fat Troughing Pig

  22. 71
    Beast says:

    So fat that she probably beeps when she walks backwards

    So fat that she is probably her own constituency

    So fat that her belly button echoes

  23. 73
    lastofthesummervintage says:

    Who ate all the pies

  24. 75
    Jabba the Hutt mp for Mid-Sussex says:

    Another amateur’s greed taking the eyes off me. Well done.

    Next.

  25. 78
    MAD FRANKIE HADDOCK son of COD and CODFATHER of SOLE says:

    A rent swap is about as good as it gets for old munter face
    can’t see anyone wanting to swap bodily fluids with it !

  26. 83
    So says:

    Flabby Greedy Slappers are in Vogue no then……

    Only so much food left in the wold with pigs like this.

  27. 84
    Steaming says:

    Angry

  28. 88
    keredybretsa says:

    Expose and Depose.
    Getting round the rules, but rules are like pie crusts, made to be broken. Which seems to be the philosophy of an ever growing band of Dishonourable whatsinnitforme snouts in troughers. Change the rules and they’ll find another way to bend them to their advantage.

  29. 90
    Diane Fatbutt says:

    I can think of at least three things we have in common.

  30. 95
    Silverfish says:

    Why do we waste precious time and oxygen even bothering to talk about this kind of thing any more? Nothing will change these c*unts make the law, the rules are what they say they are! The only thing to do is not vote for these pieces of shit. I suppose,’exposure’ by the likes of Guido will make some think twice, as for the majority, they will do as they always do and the Whitehall scumbags know this.

  31. 97
    Tom Watson says:

    I’d share a pie supper with her any day.

  32. 98
    Diane Fatbutt says:

    The Tories need a Chief Whip who can put some stick about.

    Oh.

  33. 99
    Random ID says:

    So exclusive to Guido that it was in the Indy 5/12/2010…

    “Sheffield South East MP Clive Betts and his Labour colleague Frank Roy both rent out properties in London while claiming their own rent. Tories George Freeman, John Glen and Jessica Lee also rent out London flats, while claiming for expenses including rent, council tax and hotel bills.”

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/mps-who-own-london-homes-still-claim-rent-2151575.html

  34. 100
    Eeyore says:

    Guido: I protest at the repeated use of pictures of those fine members of the pig race who have for so long been companions to mankind.

    In future, please give us a picture of the offending MP herself, not of an innocent pig dressed up in a frock to look ridiculous.

  35. 103
    All of the UK says says:

    The cesspit @ the B B C gets deeper by the hour, no wonder everyone has
    lost trust in them, which they will now NEVER ever get back, and this cannot
    be swept under the carpet no matter what methods the Bia*sed Broad*casting Com*pany use to try & achieve that goal.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2222738/BBC-tried-gag-minister-Savile-scandal-hours-appeared-Question-Time.html

    Of course the P/T Chairman Fang Pang is just dishing out terse letters about protecting B B C’s editorial independence & for everyone to quickly buzz off……..
    ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ……….

    P/T Chairman Fang Pang will be heading for the same secure unit as McMental very soon as he’s has lost the plot & is delusional to the real truth.

  36. 104
    tube_thumper says:

    fat ugly and crooked the full monty


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