My travel and accommodation expenses for September 2011 were as follows:

Hotels – I stayed 6 nights in hotels in London with a total cost of £504, average cost £84 per night compared to a limit of £150.

Train fares – I made 3 return journeys from East Midlands Parkway to London with total cost of £195, average return journey cost of £65. The maximum claim per return  journey under the rules is £138. The journeys were all standard class.

Tube fares – £19

Car parking at East Midlands parkway station – £23

My mileage claim was 209 miles which equalled £94.

The full details of the claims are published by IPSA.