Invoice for health and welfare cost claimed by Tom Pursglove

Request

I wish to request the original invoices/receipts/original paperwork in relation to the following expenses payment to Tom Pursglove MP:

  • Form No.: 0000607499

  • Date: 06/09/2017

  • Expense Type: Health and Welfare costs

  • Details: PENINSULA BUSINESS SER

  • Reimbursed: £420.00

  • Status: Allowed


Response

IPSA holds the information that you request.

Under the Scheme of MPs’ Business Costs and Expenses (‘the Scheme’), MPs can claim staffing costs to meet the cost of staff who support MPs in performing their parliamentary functions. This includes one-off health and welfare costs associated with the provision of staffing support, such as eyesight tests and occupational health assessments.

As you may be aware, we publish details of all claims made by MPs for business costs and expenses on our website. The following details of the claims specified in your request have already been published.

Form No.DateExpense TypeDetailsReimbursedStatus
000060749906/09/2017Health and Welfare costsPENINSULA BUSINESS SER£420.00Allowed

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A small amount of information has been redacted from this invoice. Further information on information which is exempt from disclosure can be found below.

Section 40 – personal information

We have withheld the names and data relating to third party individuals, including the names and details relating to junior staff members. Section 40(2) provides that personal information (as defined by the Data Protection Act) 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.

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.

Ref:
CAS-111896
Disclosure:
May 7, 2018
Categories:
COPIES OF RECEIPTS/INVOICESMPs' STAFFING
Exemptions Applied:
Section 40