(2009) New Labour “Lord” Haworth -PARASITE

A LABOUR peer has earned more than £100,000 from taxpayers by claiming that a small Ross-shire village is his home, it has emerged.

Lord Haworth, who owns two properties in London, switched his main residence from the UK capital to a cottage 575 miles away in Avoch on the Black Isle, making him eligible for travel and overnight expenses to attend the House of Lords.

Since being made a peer by the then prime minister Tony Blair in 2004, Lord Haworth has claimed over £100,000 in night subsistence and a further £20,000 in travel, by designating the Avoch property which he owns as “home”.

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