- House of Lords: claimed £54,441 in allowances for 94 days attendance (£579/day)
- Earns £36,000 as a Parliamentary Consultant to Eversheds LLP for 36 days work (£1000/day)
- Claimed £3061.17 in allowances from the Scottish Parliament between April 2008 and March 2009
- Salary for a Member of the Scottish Parliament £56,671.
So he trousers £110,000 in salary from the taxpayer, more than a government minister. And what's more I am sure that Mr Speaker surely can't approve of his almost hourly visits to the Sky News studios giving his views to the media rather than Parliament....