MPs’ browsing history has been revealed by a Freedom of Information request. 

The Mail Online report:

Since they seem to spend more than half the year on holiday and enjoy a four-day week, it is remarkable how much time MPs have to waste online.

Figures show they and their staff spend thousands of hours a year on Facebook, online games and betting sites.

Records show computers on the Parliamentary estate access Facebook up to three million times a month – 400 times as often as the BBC News website.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a journalist at the UK edition of WIRED magazine. In 2015, my first book Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. My second book Reed Hastings: Building Netflix, was published in March 2020. I created FOI Directory in 2012 and have maintained it in my spare time ever since.