John Howard spent the most of all our former prime ministers in the last six months on office expenses.
John Howard spent the most of all our former prime ministers in the last six months on office expenses. Barry Leddicoat

Howard outspends Rudd and Gillard

FORMER prime minister John Howard spent the most of all former national leaders on office expenses in the final six months of last year - $115,218.

The latest parliamentary entitlement data showed the late Malcolm Fraser was second in line, spending $93,622.

Kevin Rudd comfortably outspent Julia Gillard, $63,142 to $46,108.



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