Nottingham MP Graham Allen has a bit of a thing for dry cleaning. One receipt he put in was for £258. This of course would have nothing to do with his wife Allyson Stewart-Allen and her frequent TV appearances as a business commentator on CNN’s World Report. It’s not just the dry cleaning that Mrs Allen is benefiting from, according to Allen’s 08/09 ACA we have been paying for his newspapers every month. While it is understandable that our elected representatives need to be on top of the news, perhaps Mr Allen can explain why he is putting his wife’s Financial Times and Wall Street Journals on his expenses:
Over £65 a month for Mrs Allen to do research her job? Payback time.