UK Politics

Liberal Democratic Party: Nick Clegg: MPs must not profit from second homes

Press Release   •   Feb 17, 2010 09:23 GMT

Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg today pledged to support any legislation needed to make payback of sale profits from the taxpayer-funded second homes of MPs possible.

Nick Clegg said:

“The Liberal Democrats will support any legislation necessary to ensure that MPs pay back the profit they make on the sale of their second homes, as recommended by Sir Ian Kennedy.

“The public will expect Gordon Brown and David Cameron to make a similar commitment.

“I personally remain committed to returning to the public purse all money made from my Sheffield home since it was purchased.”