LABOUR’S Shadow Cabinet pocketed thousands in expenses during lockdown, billing taxpayers for first-class travel, TV licences — and hand gel.
A Sun on Sunday probe reveals a dozen of Keir Starmer’s top team travelled in style since March totting up £14,061.
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Labour’s deputy leader Angela Rayner, who boasts of “standing up for working people”, spent £1,600 on 23 first-class tickets between London and her Manchester constituency since March.
Shadow Foreign Secretary Lisa Nandy blew £1,800 on 13 first-class journeys since May.
The Wigan MP billed taxpayers for thousands in rent for a London flat, an office TV licence and £20 for hand-sanitiser.
Shadow Business Minister Lucy Powell billed £390 for first-class trips.
And equality spokeswoman Gill Furniss travelled first-class ten times.
John O’Connell of the TaxPayers’ Alliance said: “Standard class is good enough for most people.”
Labour was unavailable.
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