Former wren hands Sir Nick Harvey
expenses envelope at Remembrance Parade
‘A video showing an ex-Royal Navy engineer presenting North Devon MP Sir Nick Harvey with an envelope of ‘expenses’ on Remembrance Sunday has gone viral.
Fiona Laing, from Barnstaple, strode up to Mr Harvey on Sunday following the town’s Remembrance Day parade and handed him the envelop containing £7.20.
The gesture, sealed in a Royal British Legion card, came after it was announced last May Mr Harvey claimed £7.20 to attend Remembrance services in his constituency.
Ms Laing said she felt it was ‘an insult to those who had died’ for Mr Harvey to claim for the petrol, and that he should have ‘attended out of moral duty, not financial’.’