CHRISTCHURCH MP Sir Christopher Chope value the taxpayer round £143,000 final yr, making him the ‘most cost-effective’ of the conurbation members, new figures reveal.
Figures from the Impartial Parliamentary Requirements Authority present the Conservative MP’s complete enterprise prices for the 2020-21 monetary yr have been £142,887.44.
The MP’s prices have been up from £134,117.04 the yr earlier than, however effectively beneath the typical for all Members of Parliament, of £203,880.
Talking to the Bournemouth Each day Echo, Sir Christopher Chope stated: “We usually hold fairly a decent ship.
“What we spend is what we have to spend.”
By comparability, Mid Dorset and North Poole MP Michael Tomlinson had prices of £217,000 final yr, whereas Tobias Ellwood, the member for Bournemouth East, had £159,000.
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Sir Christopher Chope, who was elected in Might 1997, spent £133,500 on workplace working prices in 2020-21, together with £108,200 on employees wages and £25,200 on different workplace expenditures.
And he spent £5,400 of his lodging finances (of £5,400), and an extra £4,000 on journey and subsistence.
The IPSA figures additionally reveal the 184 particular person claims made by Christopher Chope in 2020-21, with the costliest single declare being for employees payroll – £107,217.72.
On the different finish of the dimensions, the smallest one-off expense the 74-year-old claimed was £4.50 for automotive mileage.
The common value of an MP was up 29 per cent from £158,103, in 2019-20.
Equipment Malthouse was the costliest MP attending the Cupboard in 2020-21, with complete prices of £244,312.
This was in comparison with £178,406 for Prime Minister Boris Johnson and £168,109 for Sir Keir Starmer.
MPs’ prices are normally damaged down into dozens of classes, with employees pay virtually at all times the most important expense.
Sir Christopher Chope’s 5 largest forms of prices have been:
1) Payroll – costing £107,217.72
2) Lease – £9,000.00
3) Web site internet hosting and design – £5,000.00
4) Utilities – £4,126.75
5) Council tax – £3,431.18
He additionally spent £623.34 on a working from house allowance.
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