Contents of receipts for claims made by three MPs at Tesco


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)


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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.

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MP NameClaim numberDetailsPriceItems purchasedPrice
Jessica Lee304731Tesco receipt 1£1.25Fairy Wash up£1.25
Jessica Lee304731Tesco receipt 1£1.75T A4 folders£1.75
Jessica Lee304731Tesco receipt 2£9.00Coffee£5.00
Jessica Lee304731Tesco receipt 2£27.20Sandisk 16GB£13.00
Envelopes 50pk£2.30
Envelopes 50pk£2.30
Parcel Labels£2.30
Envelopes 50pk£2.30
Envelopes 50pk£2.30
Jessica Lee304731Tesco receipt 3£2.00Power Pritt£2.00
Laura Sandys304172Hygiene Supplies (Tesco)£1.99Toilet 9 Roll£1.99
Liam Byrne306024tesco - office supplies£4.60Longlife milk£4.60
Liam Byrne306024tesco - office supplies£1.49Tesco Squash£1.49
Liam Byrne306024tesco - office supplies£5.40Semi Skimmed M 6 @ £0.90£5.40

14 May 2014
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