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House Of Shame: 340 MPs Get Their Energy Bills Paid On Expenses To Heat Second Homes

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Dominic Herbert and Ben Glaze, Sunday Mirror

340 MPs claimed a total of £200,000 on expenses for their energy bills, a Sunday Mirror investigation reveals.

A Sunday Mirror investigation exposed millionaire Tory who claimed a staggering £5,822 in just 12 months – more than four times the average household energy bill

The grasping hypocrisy of MPs claiming £200,000 in a year for their energy bills is today laid bare in a shocking Sunday Mirror investigation.

Top of the heap is a millionaire Tory who claimed a staggering £5,822 in just 12 months – more than four times the average household energy bill – to power and heat his £1million constituency home in a sprawling 31-acre estate.

Nadhim Zahawi and his wife run a riding school and he is a director of a number of firms. He also owns a £5million detached home in London.

The Stratford-upon-Avon MP even boasts on his website of his ­“achievements” on the Energy Bill Committee at improving “energy efficiency measures to homes and businesses”.

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