Taxpayers spent £3.7m subsidising food and drink in Parliament last year - Politics Home

The Tax Payers' Alliance said it was “deeply regrettable” that the subsidies are still in place.

Harry Davis, Campaign Manager at the campaign group, said: “It is irritating for people to know that their cash is still being used to subsidise the food and drink being enjoyed by MPs and peers while the Government is still spending way beyond its means.

“The parliamentary authorities need to reform the catering arrangements so that hard-pressed taxpayers are no longer propping up what ought to be profitable outlets.

“Before he became Prime Minister, David Cameron declared that he would end these subsidies, so it is deeply regrettable that seven years later and with him now out of office, the subsidies are still there.”

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Taxpayers spent £3.7m subsidising food and drink in Parliament last year - Politics Home
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