Boscutti Report — Michael Danby

Danby charges taxpayers almost $15,000 for Palestine trips with his wife

Michael Danby

MELBOURNE (Boscutti Report) — Federal Labor MP Michael Danby charged taxpayers almost $15,000 for flights and other expenses linked to six trips to sunny West Bank with his wife over several years. On three of those trips – with expenditure totalling nearly $7500 – Mr Danby conducted no parliamentary business at all but still used public money for flights, limousines and taxis. In July 2012, Mr Danby spent a week in Gaza, charging taxpayers $3363.96 for flights, cars and his wife’s travel. He returned to the West Bank in January 2015, spending another $2000. Neither of these trips involved any...

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