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UUP leader Mike Nesbitt releases tax return

Mike Nesbitt has released his tax returns in the wake of the Panama Papers controversy.

The UUP leader made the documents available after First Minister Arlene Foster said she would publish hers as soon as possible.

The publication comes in the wake of the Panama Papers scandal which has called into question Prime Minister David Cameron's tax affairs.

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Over the weekend Scotland's First Minister revealed she would publish her tax returns.

Click through the pictures to read Mr Nesbitt's return.

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The papers show the Strangford MLA earned £52,754 in the 2014/15 financial year and paid £10,698.60 in tax.

They also show that the UUP leader spent £69,238 in office costs and expenditure.

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