Members of the public can see original copies of MPs’ expenses receipts for the first time in six years after the Parliamentary expenses watchdog dropped a £187,000 legal case.

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Watchdog said it was dropping a legal challenge dating from 2010 to a request from The Sunday Telegraph under Freedom of Information laws to see MPs’ original receipts.

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