Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a winner

The winner of the Most Ridiculous Expense Claim Competition has just been announced. A big hand please for the MP in second place...

Mr. Hunt submitted a claim for 1p to cover the cost of a 12-second telephone call.

But here's the one you've all been waiting for - in first plac
e, winning derision from the British Electorate for ever more, iiiiiitttttttt's (drum roll)...

Mr. Osborne claimed £47 to pay for two DVDs of a speech given by himself. The title of the speech? Value For Tax-Payer's Money. The man is truly a professional.

George Osborne wins the title of "Most Ridiculous Expenses Claimant 2009!"
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Well done, Mr. Osborne!


  1. Got me laughing! well writin and well done all around and I must say, what a wonderful and telling pic to complement your fun quip!

  2. He's a smug-looking git, isn't he?