No Excuse For MPs Claiming Recall Travel on Expenses mdi-fullscreen

Back during the riots EasyJet flew more than 80 MPs back to Britain for free as parliament was recalled. Not among them Dawn Primarolo, who claimed a £1,348 air fare from Cape Town, or Dominic Grieve, who charged us £572 to jet back from France. No chance Ibiza holiday home-owning Chuka Umunna was going to miss the chance to claim more than £300 for his contingency travel back to Brixton. No excuses this time round, with EasyJet emailing MPs offering them free return flights or a “special rescue fare” of £60 if they weren’t flying with the company originally. Of course they’re all in their constituencies, right? Guido will be looking at this month’s expenses data very carefully…

UPDATE: One jet-setting MP EasyJet won’t be forking out for is Tom Watson. Guido can only find one flight from Australia to London tomorrow with any seats left. A snip at $2,912…

UPDATE II: Not all publicity stunts go to plan:

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