Friday, 19 June 2009

Berkshire MPs Expenses Exposed

For any interested readers who wish to wade through the redacted expense claims made by elected representatives from across Berkshire, Reading List provides the figures for the past year (MPs listed alphabetically):

Adam Afriyie (Conservative), MP for Windsor [ref]
Second home - nil
London supplement - nil
Office - £17,297
Staffing - £83,261
Stationery - £534
IT provision - £1,290
Communication - nil
Travel - nil

Total - £104,652

Richard Benyon (Conservative), MP for Newbury [ref]
Second home - nil
London supplement - nil
Office - £15,501
Staffing - £75,556
Stationery - £1,189
IT provision - £1,269
Communication - £6,106
Travel - £2,472

Total - £105,728

Andrew MacKay (Conservative), MP for Bracknell [ref]
Second home - £22,575
London supplement - nil
Office - £19,303
Staffing - £75,193
Stationery - £729
IT provision - £1,060
Communication - £7,821
Travel - £7,270

Total - £136,239

Fiona MacTaggart (Labour), MP for Slough [ref]
Second home - £3,392
London supplement - nil
Office - £11,992
Staffing - £99,820
Stationery - £1,132
IT provision - £1,194
Communication - £10,031
Travel - £2,651

Total - £134,940

Theresa May (Conservative), MP for Maidenhead
Second home - £4,288
London supplement -nil
Office - £6,641
Staffing - £90,983
Stationery - £511
IT provision - £1,962
Communication - £10,123
Travel - £2,364

Total - £118,147

John Redwood (Conservative), MP for Wokingham [ref]
Second home - £22,729
London supplement - nil
Office - £10,427
Staffing - £55,616
Stationery - £457
IT provision - £1,250
Communication - £9,686
Travel - £3,911

Total - £105,917

Martin Salter (Labour), MP for Reading West [ref]
Second home - nil
London supplement - nil
Office - £20,805
Staffing - £88,865
Stationery - £1,239
IT provision - £1,113
Communication - £9,302
Travel - £7,898

Total - £132,263

Rob Wilson (Conservative), MP for Reading East [ref]
Second home - nil
London supplement - nil
Office - £16,580
Staffing - £89,718
Stationery - £745
IT provision - £1,452
Communication - £10,186
Travel - £10,585

Total - £132,218

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Update: Professor Rob Waller remembers how he once worked for the Information Design Unit which designed the claims forms and reprints the declaration used: "I confirm that I incurred these costs wholly, exclusively and necessarily... for the purpose of performing my duties as a Member of Parliament"

3 comments:

  1. Mackay resigns but claimed about the same as all the others!

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  2. It's all pretty meaningless really - 'Staffing - £88,865' - how many people? any related? you can't polish a turd and British politics is still a cesspit.

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  3. Interesting, thanks for posting.

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