First Class Work By Lucy Powell

Labour’s widely-respected election chief Lucy Powell has chalked up another wounding blow against the Tories with a series of highly illuminating Written Questions about government spending. Her top investigate digging into first class travel used by ministers, which cost the taxpayer £164 per question, has revealed that:

  • Since Labour left office there has been a 97% decrease in the amount spent on first class rail tickets at DCLG
  • A 99% decrease at the MoD
  • A 98% decrease at the Department for Health
  • A 79% decrease at the MoJ
  • A 100% decrease at the Attorney General’s Office

She’s doing a first class job…


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