Former PRO to review MPs' perks

A Lib Dem MP and former PR man who receives £10,000 a year from Trimedia for being a 'comms strategies consultant' has been selected as part of a team to look into MPs' perks and expenses.

Nick Harvey is one of three MPs heading the review, announced this week by chair Michael Martin.

Campaigners calling for greater transparency in Westminster expressed concern. Spinwatch co-founder David Miller said: 'It is fairly clear that you should not be doing two jobs at once if it is a conflict of interest.'

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