BREAKING: Sheffield MPs claimed more than £1 million in expenses last year, figures show

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Sheffield MPs claimed more than £1 million in expenses last year, new figures published today show.

The data from the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority for 2014-15 was released this afternoon.

It showed that, in total, Sheffield’s MPs claimed £1,063,907 during that period. Two of those MPs, David Blunkett and Meg Munn, stood down at the general election.

Expenses’ claims for their replacements, Harry Harpham and Louise Haigh, are not yet available.

The overall bill for all MPs’ expenses and costs across the country rose to almost £106m in 2014-15, an increase of £1.7m.

It includes money claimed for staffing and office costs, travel and accommodation but not for MPs’ salaries.

A breakdown of the expenses and allowances claimed by Sheffield’s MPs is below.

Angela Smith, Labour MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge

Accommodation -£20,599.94

Office Costs -£17,829.37

Staffing -£138,197.60

Travel -£11,405.38

Total - £188,032.29

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam

Accommodation -£10,387.58

Office Costs -£20,547.59

Staffing -£137,577.65

Travel -£2,860.10

Total -£171,372.92

David Blunkett, former Labour MP for Hillsborough and Brightside

Accommodation -£13,775.00

Office Costs -£21,896.54

Staffing - £132,793.27

Travel -£472.55

Total -£168,937.36

Clive Betts, Labour MP for Sheffield South East

Accommodation - £20,600.00

Office Costs - £23,194.85

Staffing- £132,824.28

Travel -£8,352.93

Total -£184,972.06

Paul Blomfield, Labour MP for Sheffield Central

Accommodation - £19,443.87

Office Costs - £18,283.86

Staffing -£138,424.99

Travel - £5,189.29

Total - £181,342.01

Meg Munn, former Labour MP for Sheffield Heeley

Accommodation - £19,437.38

Office Costs - £14,744.32

Staffing - £130,922.84

Travel - £4,148.12

Total - £169,252.66