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Labour’s deputy leader Angela Rayner claimed for SECOND pair of Apple AirPods on Commons expenses

Labour’s deputy leader Angela Rayner claimed for SECOND pair of Apple AirPods on Commons expenses

LABOUR’s deputy leader claimed for a second set of £249 Apple AirPods on her Commons expenses within a month of her first pair, it has emerged.

The Sun revealed how Angela Rayner claimed for personalised top-of-the-range earphones when MPs got an extra Covid allowance.

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Labour’s deputy leader claimed for a second set of £249 Apple AirPods on her Commons expenses[/caption]

The second set was for a member of her staff, The Sun understands.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock also expensed a set of Apple AirPods, although his were a “basic” £159 pair.

Labour’s shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament Fabian Hamilton also went on an Apple splurge, purchasing both a new £1,299 Macbook Pro, and a £1,069 iPad Pro.

Tory Imran Ahmad Khan claimed for four toilet seats for his constituency office for £72.

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority said cash was a response to the pandemic.

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Health Secretary Matt Hancock also expensed a set of Apple AirPods, although his were a ‘basic’ £159 pair

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It comes after The Sun told how another top Labour MP, Barry Gardiner, claimed £131 for an iPad pen.

But their party colleague Rosena Allin-Khan showed them up by securing a donation of laptops, worth £10,000, and handing them to schools.

The 44 computers were distributed to Primary Schools across her south London constituency of Tooting.

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By April last year, Ms Rayner claimed over £2,100 for equipment[/caption]

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Labour’s Rosena Allin-Khan secured £10,000 worth of laptops and handed them to schools[/caption]

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