You wait for ages for a bus to come along and then a set get bought for you, well that is if you’re the Boris Johnson. 

The London Evening Standard report: 

Transport for London chief Sir Peter Hendy has claimed £175 on expenses in buying toy buses for Boris Johnson, it has emerged.

It is believed that he bought five £34.99 Corgi models of the Mayor’s new Routemaster bus and his expenses reveal that he claimed £800 on taxis between September 15 and December 31 last year.

The figures were released after a Freedom of Information Act request by MayorWatch, the independent body which examines mayoral spending.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.