Taxpayer's £2 Million on Written Questions Since June

Oral questions tabled in the House make up only a fraction of the total questions asked in parliament. Hundreds of written questions are tabled each day, most with the aim of political point-scoring and each at an average cost of £164 to the taxpayer. New figures show that there have been 11,327 written questions between June and October, costing the taxpayer an approximate total of £1,857,628. The number was released in an answer to a written question, obviously…


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