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Parliament will meet for a pre-budget seminar, in Victoria Falls. With hotel accommodation costing $145 per night, bedding alone will amount to $300,000. Flights and per diem will cost the taxpayers another $200,000. Going forward, government should construct a low-cost parliamentary accommodation centre, supplying only the basics – a bed, desk and television and, for meals, a humble canteen. Parliamentarians are representatives of the people. If they represent an impoverished population t

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