Labour MP 'reports peer to police over expenses'

A Labour MP says he has reported peer Lord Hanningfield to the police over allegations related to his parliamentary expenses. Hanningfield was accused of clocking in and out of the House of Lords to claim a £300 daily allowance.

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Peer visited Lords 'for 21 minutes on one day in July'

Lord Hanningfield is filmed leaving Parliament via the Westminster tube entrance by the Daily Mirror. Credit: Daily Mirror

The Daily Mirror, who monitored Lord Hanningfield's movements on 19 days in July, alleged that his shortest attendance in the House of Lords was 21 minutes and the longest more than five hours.

In one video, posted on the Daily Mirror's website, the peer is seen apparently entering Parliament via the Westminster tube entrance at 2.37pm and departing again at 3.01pm.

There is no suggestion he broke any rules.

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