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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:35 pm on 26th April 2021.

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Photo of Craig Whittaker Craig Whittaker Assistant Whip 3:35 pm, 26th April 2021

While these matters should always be open and transparent, one can only muse at what other world leaders think of the UK Prime Minister having to pay for his own refurbishment, additional tax for the benefit in kind and the running costs of the flat that we insist he stays in. Surely my right hon. Friend agrees that the ridiculous situation here is why our Prime Minister should be paying anything at all personally, unlike other world leaders, when it is us—the taxpayer—who demand that they live above the shop.