Categorized | Expenses, Uncategorized


The expenses claimed over the period 1st March 2012 to 31st May 2012 were as follows:

    Constituency Office costs:

The quarterly rent for the constituency office is £1495 per quarter.
The broadband line cost :
March £23.94
April £24.12
May £24.36
There were also costs towards the maintenance of the alarm £129.60 and a service charge on our intercom system of £72.

    Phone Bills

I claim for only 75% of the cost of my mobile phone, this came to £62.65 in March, £60.32 in April and £63.96 in May.

    Travel costs

Train/ underground travel from Chesterfield to London:
23/2-19/3 £1176
25/3- 23/4 £1009
26/4- 24/5 £773.60
April & May Parking on constituency engagements was £35.70
Parking at airport during trip to Auschwitz Berkenau £28
I claimed £11.60 for taxis from Chesterfield station home or vice versa in May 2012 and £22.20 in April, it is cheaper than paying for parking at Chesterfield station, although my wife collects me when she can.
My mileage costs were
January – £0 Not completed on time
February £100.84
March £96.30
April £76.29
May £68.00

    Costs associated with London flat

Gas- £26.98
Water £44.77
Electricity £41.89
Council Tax (for the year) £889.87


My monthly rent on the one bedroom London flat is £1490


(Food is only claimed for evening meals in the event of parliament sitting past 8.00pm, receipts are provided for any food claimed)
March £34.55
April £45.25
May £20.10

    Stationery, Toners and Ancillaries

There was a toner bill for £449.90 in March and stationery bills totalling £107.22 in May, plus £78 for business cards.

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I am Toby Perkins, Labour's Member of Parliament for Chesterfield. If you would like to get in touch with me, my office is open and can be reached by phone on 01246 386 286. I also hold regular surgeries so that constituents can meet me and I can take up their concerns. If you would like to make an appointment then please do contact my office. Thank you for visiting.

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