UKIP mis-using Lords facilities for fundraising?
UKIP Peer Lord Pearson of Rannoch has been sending out invites to a party fundraising dinner.
Nothing unusual about that.
Except the £200 a ticket dinner ("cheques payable to the UK Independence Party"), which appears to be to raise dosh for the June 4 Euro Elections, was held in the Cholmondley Room in the Lords and the invites were sent out on House of Lords stationery. Even the reply envelope was a Lords one.
UKIP in the comments say it isn't a breach of the Rules of the House. It should be as it's using facilities taxpayers pay for for party fundraising purposes.
Here's the letter and reply slip: