Monday, September 28, 2009
All Aboard the MPs' Gravy Planes: Taxpayers' Millions Spent on Exotic Trips That Never Need to be Declared
Grinning and exuberant, he looks like any holidaymaker as he tucks money into a dancing girl’s costume.
It might not be everyone’s idea of fun. But after a day of whale watching and Fijian beaches, anyone might find themselves caught up in the moment. Lord Lea certainly did.
Last month, he was one of two peers who, along with six MPs, spent a couple of weeks visiting Tonga, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Fiji.