Inflated Expenses
In 1997 the total maximum expenses claimable by an MP was £50,213. Yet during this prolonged period of low inflation (for which Gordon likes to claim credit) the maximum amount claimable has risen to £159,720.*

A rise of 218% in ten years.

*Not including travel, source: Select Committee on Members Estimate Committee Third Report

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