Jim Pickard has done his sums and come up with this:
An interesting piece of maths for you. Legg’s repayments come to £1.3m. But this has been reduced by £185,000 by the Sir Paul Kennedy review…..making £1.12m.
But the cost of hiring the former mandarin and his entourage has come to £1.16m.
Thus, by a whisker, the review has cost the taxpayers an extra £40k or so.
A coincidence, of course.
If you are confused on who is actually who, don't be. Nick Robinson explains.
Iris Robinson to payback £1,614 for a bed.
It shows that there is some justice in life.