THE LEAST DE­SERV­ING

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JAC­QUI SMITH (right) – Lab MP for 13 years ■ Golden good­bye: £32,383 Du­bi­ous claims: More than £116,000 over six years claim­ing sis­ter's spare bed­room as her sec­ond home. Also claimed for rental of pornograhic films for her hus­band.

SIR MICHAEL SPICER – Con MP for 36 years

■ Golden good­bye: £49,222.16 Du­bi­ous claims: A chan­de­lier to be hung in his manor house and £5,650 in nine months for gar­den­ing – in­clud­ing trim­ming a hedge around his ‘he­li­pad’. ANN KEEN – Lab MP for 13 years ■ Golden good­bye: £54,403.44 Du­bi­ous claims: Along with MP hus­band Alan, claimed £175,000 in sec­ond home al­lowance on lux­ury apart­ment just nine miles from their West London home.

BAR­BARA FOL­LETT – Lab MP for 13 years

■ Golden good­bye: £43,393.22

Du­bi­ous claims: Or­dered to re­pay £42,458 – the high­est of any MP – for such things as home se­cu­rity pa­trols and

in­sur­ing her fine art col­lec­tion.

JULIE KIRK­BRIDE (above)

– Con MP for 13 years

■ Golden good­bye: £32,383

Du­bi­ous claims: £50,000 for ex­ten­sion her brother could live in, £12,000 to her sis­ter for ‘sec­re­tar­ial du­ties’.

DOU­GLAS HOGG – Con MP for 31 years

■ Golden good­bye: £64,766

Du­bi­ous claims: £9,466 a year to­wards a full-time house­keeper and £18,000 for ‘gar­den­ing ser­vices’ in­clud­ing clean­ing his moat.

AN­DREW MACKAY – Con MP for 26 years

■ Golden good­bye: £64,766

Du­bi­ous claims: Along with MP wife Julie Kirk­bride, re­paid £60,000 in false sec­ond home claims.

SIR PETER VIG­GERS – Con MP for 36 years

■ Golden good­bye: £32,383

Du­bi­ous claims: Tory grandee spent £1,600 on a ‘float­ing is­land’, pic­tured, so ducks had a safe haven from foxes on his Hamp­shire es­tate.

TONY MCNULTY (left)

– Lab MP for 13 years

■ Golden good­bye: £40,154.92

Du­bi­ous claims: Al­most £60,000 for a con­stituency ‘home’ lived in rent-free by his par­ents.

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