Fat, getting fatter.

Newcastle upon Tyne.
Joined April 2022
Replying to @jonlis1
This is fabulous!
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Put passengers before profits!
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I have just remembered this Tweet which Nadine Dorries posted and rapidly took down. I thought people might like to see it again now that energy prices have risen again. #gonads
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The full House of Lords Guide to Financial Support for Members as of September 2021 can be found at parliament.uk/globalassets/d…. It runs to 19 sections and 38 pages. Fill yer boots, lads and lasses, fill yer boots.
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HOUSE OF LORDS PERKS: The House maintains a personal accident and business travel insurance policy to cover Members for accidents whilst on the Parliamentary Estate, and accidents and other risks whilst travelling between home and the House.
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HOUSE OF LORDS FOREIGN LANGUAGE TRAINING FOR MEMBERS Members may recover the cost of attending foreign language classes approved by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Reimbursement is limited to the first 10 hours of consultations.
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HOUSE OF LORDS EXTRA PERK: Recall of Parliament Should the House be recalled during a Parliamentary recess, Members may recover the costs necessarily incurred in attending a sitting of the House, including the cost of travel from overseas.
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HOUSE OF LORDS EXPENSE CLAIMS: Parking Members travelling from their registered residential address outside Greater London may recover a maximum contribution of up to £20 for each day of attendance for necessary parking when using a UK airport, station, coach stop or port.
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HOUSE OF LORDS TRAVEL EXPENSES: Attendance (and Spouse, Civil Partner & Children’s) travel expenses can only be reimbursed if a residential address outside Greater London has been formally registered with the Finance Department. Only one address may be registered.
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HOUSE OF LORDS TRAVEL EXPENSES: Members may recover the cost of fares incurred by them for travel by any public rail, sea, air or bus service, or the costs of journeys made by private car, motorcycle or bicycle. Certain road tolls, parking and taxi fares may also be recovered.
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HOUSE OF LORDS GUIDE Taxable status Neither tax nor National Insurance Contributions (NICs) are payable on the expenses and allowances Members receive in connection with their Parliamentary activities and they need not be included on a tax return.
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DAILY ALLOWANCE Members who are not in receipt of a Ministerial or Office Holder’s salary and certify that they have undertaken parliamentary work are entitled to claim a daily allowance of £323.
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HOUSE OF LORDS TRAVEL EXPENSES Members who live outside Greater London may recover travel expenses for journeys between a residential address and Westminster to enable them to attend sittings of the House.A maximum of one journey in each direction may be claimed for each day.
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Tory MPs who wage war on rail workers claim free rail tickets on expenses. Pass it on.
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Kevin Irving retweeted
This is my MP @GuyOpperman. Guy, along with his @Conservatives colleages, voted to let Water Companies discharge sewage into our waterways. As Guy has blocked me (as he has many constituents) it'd be a shame if people retweeted this.
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