She suggested that Mrs Miller had over-claimed by £45,000, but Mrs Miller insisted she should pay back only £5,800 to reflect her failure to reduce her claim after interest rates fell.
The MPs accepted Mrs Miller’s “contention that her over-claim in 2008-09 was inadvertent and caused by the rapid reduction in interest rates”.
TAP – Oh dear. Ministers are so dumb, they can’t be expected to realise when interest rates are rising. Sadly, that figures when you look at all their other decisions. Politicians are recruited for their low IQ and narcissistic personalities, there is no doubt.