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Byline: Tom McTague

SCANDAL-hit MPs have been accused of being flipping greedy in grabbing the pounds 24,000 a year second homes allowance.

They spruce up "second homes" with taxpayers' cash before deciding it's actually their main gaff - so they can do up their other place as well.

Chancellor Alistair Darling has been blasted for flipping FOUR times between what is his main Flip Alistair - one Gordon one one and secondary home, and Communities Secretary Hazel Blears THREE. Expenses can cover mortgage and council tax as well as items on the infamous "John Lewis list" of household goods.

But with John Prescott claiming pounds 300 for mock Tudor beams at his Hull home and another MP allegedly for a pounds 14,000 wet room, critics say the system stinks. - - Moran flips Flint - flip - - flip as the pounds Flip chart Alistair Darling - four flips Hazel Blears - three flips Margaret Moran - three flips Caroline Flint - one flip Gordon Brown - one flip Geoff Hoon - one flip
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Publication:The People (London, England)
Date:May 10, 2009
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