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Contents of receipts for claims made by three MPs at Tesco
F1415-017
Disclosure Date:15 May 2014
Categories: GENERAL EXPENSES ENQUIRY MPs' OFFICE COSTS
Exemptions Applied: None
Request

For the following expenses claims for shopping bills, please could you provide a list of the contents of the receipts (items purchased) and the prices paid. Please redact anything required to comply with your rules.

  • Jessica Lee, Tesco ref no: 304731 (there are 5 separate Tesco claims with this number, please can you list the items bought and prices paid for each claim)
  • Laura Sandys, Hygiene supplies Tesco, ref no: 304172
  • Liam Byrne, Tesco - office supplies, ref no: 306024 (there are 3 separate Tesco claims with this number, please can you list the items bought and prices paid for each claim)

 

Response

IPSA holds the information that you request.

Members of Parliament are permitted, under the MPs’ Scheme of Business Costs and Expenses (‘the Scheme’), to claim for expenses legitimately incurred whilst carrying out their parliamentary duties and are required to certify that this is the case before submitting claims. This may include any food or drink costs incurred for the purpose of hospitality, or any other items, such as stationary or toiletries, required for the functioning of an MP’s office.  

Please find the information requested below, which we have extracted from documentation provided in support of the claim.

Information published on our website

Information released under your requests

MP Name

Claim number

Details

Price

Items purchased

Price

Jessica Lee

304731

Tesco receipt 1

£1.25

Fairy Wash up

£1.25

Jessica Lee

304731

Tesco receipt 1

£1.75

T A4 folders

£1.75

Jessica Lee

304731

Tesco receipt 2

£9.00

Coffee

Teabags

£5.00

£4.00

Jessica Lee

304731

Tesco receipt 2

£27.20

Sandisk 16GB

Envelopes 50pk

Envelopes 50pk

Parcel Labels

Envelopes 50pk

Envelopes 50pk

£13.00

£2.30

£2.30

£5.00

£2.30

£2.30

Jessica Lee

304731

Tesco receipt 3

£2.00

Power Pritt

£2.00

Laura Sandys

304172

Hygiene Supplies (Tesco)

£1.99

Toilet 9 Roll

£1.99

Liam Byrne

306024

tesco - office supplies

£4.60

Longlife milk

£4.60

Liam Byrne

306024

tesco - office supplies

£1.49

Tesco Squash

£1.49

Liam Byrne

306024

tesco - office supplies

£5.40

Semi Skimmed M 6 @ £0.90

£5.40