The members of the Ministry of Defence used the cash on official cars and drivers, taxis, business flights and five-star hotels.

Three of them ran up a £63,000 bill in just three months.

Details of the huge spending came to light as defence bosses prepare to sack thousands more troops later this month.

Reported by the Daily Star. You can read the full story here. 

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