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Cash: 'No disadvantage to tax payer'

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Conservative MP Bill Cash has defended claiming expenses for thousands of pounds in rent which he paid to his daughter, despite owning a flat which was closer to Parliament.

The backbench MP said it was within the rules and cost the taxpayer no more than if he had rented one elsewhere.

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