The Daily Telegraph reports: "MEPs sitting in the European Parliament cost three times as much as Westminister MPs at a price tag of £1.79 million each a year, new figures show."

It notes,"Lord Sassoon, the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury, revealed the cost of an MEP is £1.79 million compared with £590,000 per MP. Peers sitting in the House of Lords cost just £130,000 a year." Please read the article here.