Illsley can't be allowed to profit from his resignation

A Tory Radio reader has raised an extremely interesting issue re the Illsley resignation, and how he cannot be allowed to profit from his resignation,

Their email to the Chacellor of the Exchequer reads as follows:-

Subject:- Resignation of Eric Illsley MP + application to be a Crown Steward

Dear Chancellor of the Exchequer,
 
As you will know, to resign as a Member of Parliament Eric Illsley will need to apply to you to hold an ‘Office of Profit’ as per the procedure outlined in the House of Commons factsheet:
http://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons-information-office/p11.pdf
 
It appears as though Mr Illsley will have to apply for the post of Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead as Iris Robinson holds the post of Crown Steward and Bailiff of the three Chiltern Hundreds of Stoke, Desborough and Burnham as the most recent MP to resign.
 
Could you give a guarantee that this post comes with no remuneration and could you also guarantee that once this title is granted to enable Mr Illsley to be released as a MP it is them dis-applied to him. In view of the circumstances surrounding his resignation and the criminal conviction it would be inappropriate for such a person to hold a title in the name of the Crown.
 
I look forward to your reply.
 
Yours sincerely,

Surely an MP can’t profit in any way from resigning in such circumstances? Can they??

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