MIDDLEWICH MP Fiona Bruce’s parliamentary expenses for 2011/12 totalled £133,597.

This included £103,063 in payroll costs, £17,328 for the constituency office, £9,537 for travel and subsistence, £3,002 for accommodation, £115 for constituency rental and £550 admin costs.

Tatton MP George Osborne’s expenses were £111,688, Eddisbury MP Stephen O’Brien’s were £120,689, Crewe and Nantwich MP Edward Timpson’s were £136,237 and Weaver Vale MP Graham Evans’ were £161,546.

Mrs Bruce said: “I treat my commitment to the constituents I represent as a priority which means a large volume of correspondence and other connected expenses.

“However, having run a small business, I am always looking for the most economic way to keep my expenses down since after all this is taxpayers’ money.”