United Kingdom

British Parliament Spent $130K on Ceremonial Garments

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LONDON, Dec. 31 (UPI) — Freedom of Information requests by The Sun revealed Britain's Parliament spent more than $130,000 in taxpayer money on ceremonial garments for officials.

The newspaper said some of the outfits for officials such as the Sergeant at Arms cost more than $8,100 apiece.