My travel and accommodation expenses for July 2010 (excluding 1 July included in June for convenience) were as follows:

Hotels – I stayed 12 nights in London in July with a total cost of £1,077, average per night £90 compared to a maximum limit of £130.

Train fares – I made 4 return journeys to London from East Midlands Parkway. Total cost was £263 with an average return journey cost of £66 compared to a limit  of £138 per return journey. I also made 1 single journey with a cost of £25. All journeys were Standard class.

Car parking at East Midlands Parkway station was £80.

Tube/bus fares – £14.40

I have not yet claimed for car mileage and will update this page once the claim is made