Ex SNP MPs taking trips despite LOSING their seats – and YOU pay for them! : Express.

FORMER SNP MPs Alex Salmond and Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh are still representing the UK Parliament in Europe – despite losing their seats in last month’s election.

The nationalist party’s former MPs have attended meetings of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe – at the expense of the British taxpayer.

Just weeks ago, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called Theresa May’s decision to make Ian Duncan, the Tory MEP, a peer an “absolute abomination”.

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Alex Salmond & Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh, pictured outside the European Commission headquarters in 2014

Jackson Carlaw, deputy Scottish Conservative leader, said: “We know the Nationalists took defeat badly last month, and this hanging-on proves it.

“The SNP is forever moaning about the House of Lords and other so-called undemocratic outcomes. Both of these candidates were booted out by the electorate, yet still they pocket taxpayers’ cash when they should be moving on.

“In Nicola Sturgeon’s own words, that is a democratic ‘abomination’.”

Read More : Express.


1 Comment

  1. Alex Salmond should have a word with the Kinnocks, they are experts at milking the taxpayer via the EU. He’s a lightweight compared to them and their 6 taxpayer funded pensions.


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