Nigel Farage rejects ‘outrageous’ EU expenses allegations

Nigel¬†Farage rejects ‘outrageous’ EU expenses allegations

Ukip leader says he makes legitimate use of flat-rate allowances after it emerged that he pays no rent on his UK office

A defiant Nigel Farage has rejected “outrageous” claims that he misused taxpayer cash from the European Union and argued that MEPs have a free rein to use around ¬£3,500 a month “as we see fit”.

The Ukip leader, an MEP for South East England, said he had spent his European parliamentary allowances on furthering the cause of leaving the EU and not used it for personal gain like buying a house, car or vintage wine with the money.

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