## Friday, June 19, 2009

### Hazel Blears doesn't deal in pennies

The other amusing thing I came across late in the night was the Additional Cost Allowance for Hazel Blears. It seems that she doesn't claim pennies. In fact every single line item claimed for in that PDF file is a whole number of pounds (naturally there are no receipts because they are all either food or below the £250 threshold).

And they repeat month after month the same items with the same amounts. Here's a typical month:

Now, I need to admit that I've never been to Salford. Perhaps they don't use pennies there.

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