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Conservative Party chairman Caroline Spelman has admitted using her MP's parliamentary allowance for payments to her children's former nanny.
Ms Spelman told BBC's Newsnight that the money, paid in 1997 and 1998, was for secretarial work the nanny did.
A Labour MP, Kevan Jones, has called for the matter to be referred to the Parliamentary standards commissioner.
One of the Tory MEPs at the centre of a row over expenses has been replaced as the party's chief whip in Brussels.
Den Dover denies breaking any rules in paying his wife and daughter a reported £750,000 for work over nine years.
The Tories say the move is unrelated to the issue of expenses and was normal after a change of leader.
The leader of the Conservative Party's MEPs has quit that role after he admitted breaking expenses rules.
Giles Chichester paid thousands of pounds in staff allowances to a firm of which he is a paid director.
The South West England MEP said he had made a "technical" breach of the rules and had always acted "in good faith".