MP expenses 2020: these politicians claimed the most in expenses last year
These politicians claimed thousands of pounds toward the cost of running their offices and carrying out their duties as MPs
Like their constituents, the coronavirus pandemic has meant MPs have had to adapt to a new way of working, often setting up office in their homes rather than Parliament.
But that’s not stopped them claiming thousands of pounds in expenses.
Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority figures for the 2020-21 financial year show MPs across the UK had claimed over £9 million as of January 6th.
The JPIMedia Data Unit has analysed the figures to find out which MPs claimed the most expenses.
Between them, the MPs with the highest expenses spent £500,013.50 on 1082 claims over the nine months since April.
Below we have ranked the highest spending MPs in parliament.