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Cameron: MacKay is 'right' to go

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David Cameron has accepted Conservative MP Andrew MacKay's decision to quit his parliamentary aide post over what his party said was an "unacceptable" expenses claim.

Mr Mackay claimed a full second home allowance on his London address, while his wife, Tory MP Julie Kirkbride, claimed the full allowance for another home.

Mr Cameron told BBC News: "It is not enough just to say the system is to blame. Consequences have to follow."

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