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Gordon Brown on 500 'summer house' claim


The latest details of expenses claimed by MPs under the controversial second homes allowance have been made public.

Conservative leader David Cameron claimed £20,240.15 in 2008/09 and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg claimed £760 for the repair of a garden path.

Other details revealed include Prime Minister Gordon Brown claiming £500 for the repainting of a "summer house" in his garden.

Mr Brown responded by saying he had volunteered to pay the money back.


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