My travel and accommodation expenses for May 2010 were as follows:

Hotels – I stayed 7 nights in hotels in London with a total cost of £571, average cost £82 per night compared to a limit of £130.

Train fares – I made 4 return journeys from East Midlands Parkway to London with total cost of £326, average return journey cost of £82. The maximum claim per return  journey under the rules is £138. The journeys were all standard class except one first class advance fare which was £20 single.

Tube fares – £17

Car parking at East Midlands parkway station – £45

My mileage claim for May was £108 for 270 miles.

The full details of the claims will be published by IPSA in due course.