Slipper tops gold pass spenders

Former MP Peter Slipper Source: AAP

The former parliamentary Speaker has topped the list of ex-MPs using their life gold passes.

Former federal MP Peter Slipper spent almost $15,000 on taxpayer-funded travel over the past six months.

New figures published by the Finance Department showed Mr Slipper, the former Speaker, topped the list of spending by ex-MP life gold pass holders from January to June 2015.

Former Labor minister Chris Evans was the next highest spender, clocking up $8300.

Source AAP

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