24/03/2015

Janice Atkinson And Chief Of Staff Expelled From UKIP

MEP Janice Atkinson has been expelled from UKIP amid an alleged expenses scandal.

It follows allegations raised in a newspaper report that Ms Atkinson's chief of staff, Christine Hewitt, was recorded asking for an invoice to be made out in a larger amount than a bill actually cost. Ms Hewitt has also been expelled from the party.

Both women have 14 days to appeal their expulsion.

(MH/IT)

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