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Invoices for travel claims made by Rachel Reeves
CAS-59617
Disclosure Date:14 Oct 2016
Categories: COPIES OF RECEIPTS/INVOICES MPs' TRAVEL
Exemptions Applied: Section 31 Section 40
Request
  • Under an above request could i please ask for copies of invoices/receipts for claims references 504139, 505087, 503984 & 506080

 

Response

Under the MPs’ Scheme of Business Costs and Expenses (‘the Scheme’), Travel and Subsistence claims may be made for the costs of travel and travel-related subsistence expenditure undertaken by an MP or others, which are necessarily incurred in the performance of the MP’s parliamentary functions.

Taking your requests for information in turn:

  • Claim #505087

The following details have already been published on our publication website relating to this claim.

Date Expense Type Origin Destination Notes Status Reimbursed
21/04/2016 Own Vehicle Car London Leeds MP London to Leeds and return Allowed 180.00
30/04/2016 Own Vehicle Car Constituency Various Locations Various trips in the constituency Allowed 17.10
29/04/2016 Own Vehicle Car London Leeds MP London to Leeds and return Allowed 180.00

This claim relates to mileage costs, for which no supporting documentation is required. As such, IPSA does not hold the information that you have requested.

  • Claims #504139 and #503984

The following details have already been published on our publication website relating to these claims.

Date Form No. Expense Type Origin Destination Status Reimbursed
04/02/2016 0000503984 Public Tr RAIL - RTN LONDON KINGS CROSS LEEDS Allowed 35.10
04/02/2016 0000503984 Public Tr RAIL MP Staff - RTN LONDON KINGS CROSS LEEDS Allowed 35.10
04/02/2016 0000503984 Public Tr RAIL Volunteer - RT LONDON KINGS CROSS LEEDS Allowed 35.10
04/02/2016 0000503984 Public Tr RAIL - RTN LONDON KINGS CROSS LEEDS Allowed 35.23
04/02/2016 0000503984 Public Tr RAIL MP Staff - RTN LONDON KINGS CROSS LEEDS Allowed 35.23
04/02/2016 0000503984 Public Tr RAIL Volunteer - RT LONDON KINGS CROSS LEEDS Allowed 35.24
04/02/2016 0000503984 Public Tr RAIL - RTN LONDON KINGS CROSS LEEDS Allowed 35.10
04/02/2016 0000503984 Public Tr RAIL MP Staff - RTN LONDON KINGS CROSS LEEDS Allowed 35.10
04/02/2016 0000503984 Public Tr RAIL Volunteer - RT LONDON KINGS CROSS LEEDS Allowed 35.10
05/02/2016 0000503984 Public Tr RAIL - SGL LONDON KINGS CROSS LEEDS Allowed 112.40
19/02/2016 0000503984 Public Tr RAIL Dependant - SGL LEEDS SYDENHAM HILL Allowed 102.60
29/02/2016 0000503984 Public Tr RAIL - RTN LONDON KINGS CROSS LEEDS Allowed 104.70
07/04/2016 0000504139 Public Tr RAIL - RTN LONDON KINGS CROSS LEEDS Allowed 105.70
08/04/2016 0000504139 Public Tr RAIL - SGL SHEFFIELD LONDON ST PANCRAS INTL Allowed 74.90
22/04/2016 0000504139 Public Tr RAIL Dependant - SGL LEEDS SYDENHAM HILL Allowed 54.40
04/05/2016 0000504139 Public Tr RAIL Dependant - SGL SYDENHAM HILL LEEDS Allowed 33.40
06/05/2016 0000504139 Public Tr RAIL Dependant - SGL LEEDS SYDENHAM HILL Allowed 42.00
29/04/2016 0000504139 Public Tr RAIL MP Staff - RTN LONDON KINGS CROSS LEEDS Allowed 162.00

These claims relate to journeys which were arranged directly by the MP through Chambers (which is the House of Commons travel office). In these cases, the journeys are booked by Chambers, who then provide us with the necessary details (which are then published in full on our website).

As such, the MP does not need to provide us with any further documentation and IPSA does not therefore hold the information that you have requested.

  • Claim #506080

Under the Scheme, taxi fares will be reimbursed when a journey by taxi is necessary because no other reasonable method of transport is available for all or part of the journey. When submitting claims for taxi journeys, MPs must include a note on the reasons why they took a taxi rather than using an alternative method of transport.

The following details have already been published on our publication website relating to this claim.

Date

Expense Type

Notes

Status

Reimbursed

05/05/2016

Parking

parking for MP meetings Leeds

Allowed

3.00

04/05/2016

Taxi

taxi late night after meeting, no public transport

Allowed

14.00

01/04/2016

Taxi

taxi to Heathrow on 03.03.2016 to catch flight, very early morning

Allowed

56.00

Please click here to view the documentation submitted by the MP in support of these claims.

Exemptions applied 

Section 40 – personal information

The receipts requested contain the signatures of a third party, which is their ‘personal data’, as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). Section 40(2) of the FOIA provides that personal information about third parties is exempt information if disclosure would breach the fair processing principle (Principle 1) of the DPA, where it would be unfair to those persons or is confidential. As such, we have redacted this information from the receipts requested. You can find out more information about personal data and FOI via guidance from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on their website: http://ico.org.uk.