04 June 2009


Konect Bus appears to be the first to cash-in (pardon the pun) on the furore encompassing Westminster right now. On the day Hazel Blears handed in her resignation, it was only fitting that the LEYTR electronic mail bag was sent this:

I wouldn't be so sure. The list of shameful items claimed back thus far contains a 29p box of matches! And the monthly £9 monthly ticket on offer is £4 more than the Remembrance Day donation that an MP from Stoke tried to claim back.

In fairness though, it would be nice to see more MPs regularly using buses - and I understand they're legitimately able to reclaim the cost of public transport when on business. Us tax payers save in the long-run. (GL)