Federal Liberal MP John Alexander charged taxpayers $357 so he may power to his eight-bedroom nation retreat and keep there in a single day to keep away from Canberra management tensions.
John Alexander charged taxpayers to stick at his personal nation retreat on August 23, 2018
The millionaire backbench member for Bennelong and previous tennis famous person was once it seems that so disappointed at House Affairs Minister Peter Dutton undermining Malcolm Turnbull‘s top ministership in August remaining yr he sought after to escape the nationwide capital.
Dealing with his 2d management problem in simply 3 days, Mr Turnbull demanded 43 signatures on a petition to permit a brand new birthday party management vote to continue.
Liberal MPs had been not sure if they’d be wanted in Canberra day after today, a Friday, which wasn’t a sitting day of Parliament.
The member for Bennelong charged taxpayers $91 as a ‘parliamentary tasks’ to stick at his eight-bedroom retreat (pictured) at Kangaroo Valley so he may keep away from Canberra
At the evening of August 23 remaining yr, Mr Alexander drove to his eight-bedroom Kangaroo Valley mansion retreat at the New South Wales South Coast hinterland, 200km clear of Canberra.
The Sydney-based MP charged taxpayers $91 to stick in his eight-bedroom, 5 toilet Iona Park property on a Thursday evening, Unbiased Parliamentary Bills Authority information confirmed.
The previous tennis famous person and Seven Community sports activities commentator claimed this expense as a non-commercial ‘parliamentary responsibility’ allowance in the similar week he was once looking to promote a 1996 Bentley Azure convertible for $175,000.
On August 23 remaining yr, he additionally claimed $133 to power in a personal car from Canberra to Moss Vale at the NSW Southern Highlands, which is attached to the Kangaroo Valley by way of Nowra Street.
Mr Alexander stayed at his Kangaroo Valley mansion (pictured) on August 23 remaining yr as Liberal MPs waited to be informed if they’d be wanted in Canberra on day after today
Mr Alexander claimed his Kangaroo Valley assets (pictured) expense as a non-commercial ‘parliamentary responsibility’ allowance in the similar week he was once looking to promote a Bentley convertible
Tomorrow, on August 24 remaining yr, he claimed some other $133 to power from Moss Vale to Canberra.
His $91 in a single day keep, and $266 in car allowances added as much as $357.
Taxpayers would have shelled out $285 in commute allowance if Mr Alexander had selected to stick in a Canberra lodge as a substitute of his personal assets.
A spokesman for Mr Alexander showed he had charged taxpayers to stick at his Kangaroo Valley assets.
‘Those claims had been particularly checked with the Unbiased Parliamentary Bills Authority earlier than being submitted,’ he advised Day by day Mail Australia on Tuesday.
The previous tennis famous person claimed $266 in automotive commute in the similar week he was once looking to promote a 1996 Bentley Azure convertible for $175,000 (just like the type pictured)
Mr Alexander’s Iona Park property (pictured) is being rented out on Airbnb for $1,428 an evening and it options 8 bedrooms, 5 bogs and enough space for 16 visitors
‘They had been submitted in keeping with the steerage that was once gained, due to this fact they’re official bills.’
Mr Alexander’s Iona Park property is being rented out on Airbnb for $1,428 an evening and it options 8 bedrooms, 5 bogs and enough space for 16 visitors.
After leaving this luxury retreat with a pool on August 24 remaining yr, Mr Alexander attended a Liberal Celebration room assembly at Parliament Area in Canberra, the place Scott Morrison defeated Peter Dutton 45 votes to 40.
Mr Alexander’s average faction of the Liberal Celebration deserted its former deputy Julie Bishop, leaving her with simply 11 votes within the 85-member birthday party room assembly.
They threw their make stronger in the back of Mr Morrison, who’s aligned to the centre-right faction, in a bid to forestall Mr Dutton, from the hard-right, changing into top minister.
After leaving this retreat, Mr Alexander attended a Liberal Celebration room assembly at Parliament Area in Canberra, the place Scott Morrison (appropriate) defeated Peter Dutton (left) 45 votes to 40.
Mr Alexander’s claimed $357 from taxpayers to stick at his personal assets and power there, the day earlier than Malcolm Turnbull (appropriate with spouse Lucy, daughter Daisy) completed up as PM
A spokesman for Mr Alexander showed he had charged taxpayers to stick at his Kangaroo Valley assets
Mr Alexander claimed $266 from taxpayers for the price of using to his Kangaroo Valley assets to and from Canberra