A formal complaint has been made against Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, over his expenses.
The complaint has now been referred the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
– Clive Grunshaw, Police and Crime Commissioner for Lancashire
"Every expense claim I have made has been genuinely intentioned and related to my ward and Police Authority duties, so far as I was aware.
"At no point have I wilfully submitted claims which I know to be untrue.
"These allegations of discrepancies, regarding alleged overlaps in my expenses claims, were presented to me on Friday evening.
"I have requested that a full investigation is launched into these allegations.
"I welcome this and will comply fully with the investigative process."