Peers who say their main residence is outside London can claim an overnight allowance of £154.50 (per day - the basic state pension is £82 a week) for staying in the capital on parliamentary business.
So the thing to do is claim that your holiday retreat is your main residence and your main residence is a weekend pad.
New Labour unplugged reports on four porcine "Socialist" peers.
Should Have Gone To Specsavers....
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