MP travel and accommodation costs

Conservative East Devon:

Hugo Swire:
£9,201 in travel expenses
£8,324 in accommodation(including £3,000 buildings insurance, £2,778 council tax plus bills).

Neil Parish:
£20,580 in rent
£6,584 in travel

http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/how-much-your-mp-claim-747380

Amazing that our MPs can claim against council tax and buildings insurance for a home they presumably own and even that they can claim travel expenses when people from their areas, earning much, much less than them, must pay 100% of their commuting costs.