Hames pressured on expense errors

Having lost his tourism portfolio last week after admitting he wrongly claimed an MP’s allowance for staying at his home in Perth several times totalling $1013, Dr Hames was forced to admit on Thursday he had discovered more discrepancies.

But Dr Hames, a former GP who also remains the state’s deputy premier, said he did not think the public would care about more bookkeeping errors.

“What we found is that there are some more where I have got it wrong but there are lots of... nights where I