MP to repay more than �40k expenses

HEALTH minister Phil Hope is to pay back more than �40,000 of expenses, he announced today.

HEALTH minister Phil Hope is to pay back more than �40,000 of expenses, he announced today.

The Labour MP for Corby and East Northants claimed �41,709 for furniture, fittings and other items for his second home.

He said: “The anger of my constituents and the damage done to perceptions of my integrity concerning the money I have received to make my London accommodation habitable has been a massive blow to me that I cannot allow to continue.”


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