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11 millionaires who voted for Tory tax credit cuts in the House of Lords

11 millionaires who voted for Tory tax credit cuts in the House of Lords

George Osborne enlisted some of Britain’s richest people in a panicked bid to save his tax credit cuts.

More than 270 peers trooped through the House of Lords last night to back the Tory Chancellor – and were allowed to claim £300 each just for turning up.

Now their names have been released in a roll call which includes some of Britain’s most prominent multi-millionaires.

Theatre bigwig and Tory peer Andrew Lloyd-Webber prompted outrage by voting after flying in from New York for work .

Billionaire Tory donor Lord Bamford, Britain’s 29th richest man, took a break from running the JCB digger empire to troop through the lobbies with his peers.

Baroness Hollis quotes real cases of people who will lose out .

Bra tycoon Michelle Mone also backed the cuts despite enjoying free travel last month in a ministerial car – where she hung out her top to dry .

George Osborne is plotting revenge on the unelected Lords after he lost the vote despite the millionaires’ help.

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