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Monday, 14 October 2013

"Tax Paying Mugs Have Their Bacon Fried Again"

Taxpayers fork out £50,000 on party conferences





Jersey taxpayers have forked out more than £50,000 to pay for six individuals to attend three party conferences this year.


That figure includes travel, accommodation and hosting an exhibition stand at the Tory conference.


The politicians and civil servants were off island for a total of 12 days.


It cost £20,228 for travel, accommodation and accreditation for the three party conferences. 


It then cost an extra £35,235 to host an exhibition stand and a fringe event at the Tory conference.


The three conferences' costs:


Lib Dem conference



The Minister for External Relations, Treasury & Resources Minister Senator Philip Ozouf and two officers attended the conference in Glasgow from 15 to 18 September. 


The costs for attending the conference came to £6,127. 


Accreditation: £2,740, accommodation: £2,145 and travel: £1,242. 


Labour conference



The Treasury & Resources Minister Philip Ozouf and two officers attended the conference in Brighton from 22 to 25 September. 


The costs for attending the conference came to £5,055. 


Accreditation: £1,485, accommodation: £2,775 and travel: £795.


Conservative conference



The Chief Minister Senator Ian Gorst, Treasury & Resources Minister Senator Philip Ozouf and three officers attended the conference in Manchester from 29 to 2 October. 


The costs for attending the conference came to £9,046. 


Accreditation: £1,650, accommodation: £5,660 (that's 1,132 each for their stay)and travel £1,736.


2 comments:

  1. They should all face charges of larceny by servant to taxpayers.

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