Poll: Havering MPs’ expenses exceed half-a-million pounds

MP Andrew Rosindell

MP Andrew Rosindell - Credit: Archant

Havering’s MPs expenses totalled more than half-a-million pounds last year.

Jon Cruddas MP

Jon Cruddas MP - Credit: PA Archive/Press Association Images

MPs Andrew Rosindell, Dame Angela Watkinson and Jon Cruddas claimed a combined total of £498,170.29.

Romford MP Mr Rosindell claimed the most of the trio with a total of £177,021.40 in 2013/14 on top of his nearly £77,000 salary.

The Conservative spent just under £150,000 on additional staffing, according figures released by watchdog Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority.

The MPs are yet to respond to the Recorder’s request for comment.

Angela Watkinson

Angela Watkinson - Credit: Archant

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