MP expenses: 15 politicians who claimed the most for first class train tickets last year according to IPSA
Conservative, Labour and SNP MPs all made hundreds of claims for first class rail tickets. Here we reveal which MPs claimed the most.
MPs from across the political spectrum made thousands of claims for first class train tickets during the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, costing the taxpayer hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Their claims, made in the 12 months to March 2021, totalled to £208,500, according to analysis of The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) expenses data.
First class tickets accounted for almost a quarter (23%) of all rail travel claims made by MPs during that time.
Did your MP claim for first class rail tickets during the pandemic?
Here we reveal which MPs claimed the most for first class rail tickets during 2020/21.
Profile images of MPs sourced from UK Parliament.