Tory whip Bill Wiggin is the first MP to be investigated for a second time by the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner. His moral compass aside, it’s a well know fact that he gets a little confused when it comes to addresses – he got his main home mixed up for twenty-three months on the trot don’t forget. Despite his poor geographical skills, should the taxpayer really be picking up the bill for his Sat Nav, especially given Wiggin’s already shaky record with cars?
Despite claiming his Fulham town house was not his Main Home for expenses purposes, Wiggin claimed for a parking permit there, which he would only qualify for with the council for if it was his primary residence. Wiggin claimed this permit was solely for Parliamentary purposes, are we therefore meant to believe that this SatNav was for the same reasons? Does Wiggin really not know the way of the short trip down the river from Parsons Green to Westminster?
Does he really not know that his constituency is basically up the M40 and across a bit?