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MPs’ expenses: the TRUTH

PUBLISHED: 11:33 14 May 2009 | UPDATED: 16:43 25 August 2010

The information below is an annual average of how much each MP has claimed in Member s Allowance Expenditure.

The information below is an annual average of how much each MP has claimed in Member's Allowance Expenditure.

These are sub-divided into nine categories which include second home allowance, staff costs, office running costs, MP's travel, stationery and postage. The averages have been worked out from the past four financial years of published expenses, the first of these being 2004-05.

The total number is the four year's worth added together. Starting with the biggest spenders (according to average) first:

Derek Conway MP (formerly Con, now Independent) for Old Bexley and Sidcup - £529,625

Average per year £132,406.25

Jacqui Lait, MP for Beckenham (Con) - £526,445

Average per year £131,611.25

John Austin, Retiring MP for Erith and Thamesmead (Lab) - £522,943

Average per year £130, 735.75

Bob Neill, MP for Bromley and Chislehurst (Con) - £254,949 (Only two year's available as he only became an MP in July 2007) Average per year £127,474.50

Clive Efford MP for Eltham (Lab) - £469,759

Average per year £117,439.75

John Horam MP for Orpington (Con) - £458,215

Average per year £114,553.75

Nick Raynsford, MP for Greenwich and Woolwich (Lab) - £440,700

Average per year £110,175

David Evennett, MP for Crayford and Bexleyheath (Con) - £285,219 (Only three years available as he only became an MP in May 2005) Average per year £95,073

James Brokenshire, Con Parliamentary candidate for Old Bexley and Sidcup (currently MP for Hornchurch and Rainham from 2005) - £293,122.

Average per year £97,707.33

Former Bexleyheath and Crayford MP (Lab) Nigel Beard claimed a total of £122,830 in his final year in the constituency in 2004-5.

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