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The expenses claimed over the period 1st February 2013 to 30th April 2013 were as follows:

Phone Bills

I claim for only 75% of the cost of my mobile phone. These came to:

February: £73.39

March: £69.54

The Constituency office telephone bill for this period was

Travel costs

Train/ underground travel from Chesterfield to London: £1229.10


February: £6.60

My mileage costs were: £242.09

Taxis: £13

Additionally, costs for taxis used during the Dec-Jan were billed during this period at £9.80. Also billed during this period was mileage used the previous quarter billed at £191.84, and train transport billed at £244.40.

Food (Food is only claimed for evening meals in the event of parliament sitting past 8.00pm, receipts are provided for any food claimed)

February and March: £17.75

Costs associated with London flat

Gas: £87.22

Electric: £51.43


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

Stationery, Toners and Ancillaries


March: £47.16

Toners: £127.20

Additionally, toners bought in January were billed during this period for £445.20

Constituency Office costs:

The quarterly rent for the constituency office is  £1500 per quarter.

Broadband line: £291.56

Electricity: £360.44

Gas: £444.28

February: £383.62

April: £444.28

The service charge for this period was: £229.04

Additional costs during this period were:

Office furniture, billed at £132 in March.

PAT Testing was billed at £52.44 in March.  

Additional expenditure

There was the additional cost of the lunch and travel expenses of an Intern working in the Westminster office during this period.


Travel: £124.07

Expenses: £286.90

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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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