My travel and accommodation expenses for June 2012 were as follows:

Hotels – I stayed 9 nights in hotels in London with a total cost of £904, average cost £100 per night compared to a limit of £150.

Train fares – I made 3 return journeys  to London with total cost of £224, average return journey cost of £75. The maximum claim per return  journey under the rules is £146. The journeys were all standard class.

Tube fares – £14

Car parking at East Midlands parkway station – £75

Mileage claim – £90

I claimed for one taxi from East Midlands Airport to East Midlands Parkway station. The cost was £12.50. This was due to a return flight from Belfast on Northern Ireland Affairs committee business. There is no bus link,

The full details of the claims are published by IPSA.