UK MPs have claimed more than £9 million as of 6 January

MP expenses 2020: here’s how much politicians in Calderdale claimed last year

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced MPs to adapt to new ways of working, with many now being based at home rather than in Parliament.

By Claire Schofield
Wednesday, 13th January 2021, 3:08 pm

Despite home working, MPs have still been claiming thousands of pounds in expenses, with Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority figures for the 2020-21 financial year showing UK MPs have claimed more than £9 million as of 6 January. The JPIMedia Data Unit has analysed the figures to find out how much has been claimed by members in Calderdale. The area’s two MPs between them spent £34,640.78 on 119 claims over the nine months. Below we have ranked the top eight biggest claims.

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