Two French ministers have resigned after rows over spending thousands of euros of taxpayers' money on a private jet and cigars at a time when budget cuts are hitting the public.Development Minister Alain Joyandet and Christian Blanc, a junior minister tasked with overseeing development have both resigned.
Alain Joyandet caused outrage after spending £96,000 on a private jet to take him to Martinique for a conference.
Christian Blanc came under fire last month after it emerged he spent £9,759 of taxpayers' money on Havana cigars. He was ordered to pay the money back.
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