- Are our MPs taking liberties with travel perks and allowances?
A senior National MP has been using a front company to maximise the amount of taxpayer-provided cash he can claim from the accommodation allowance paid to members whose home is outside Wellington.
Lindsay Tisch's arrangement meant the $410 a week he has been claiming from the public purse for his Wellington accommodation was paid to his own property investment company.
This made him landlord and tenant - with the taxpayer picking up the bill.
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