I'm trying to find the breakdown allowances of Members of Parliament of the United Kingdom, but I've been unsuccessful so far.

For instance, Scottish Parliament releases this data in great detail on their website which allows you to see each expenditure claimed by each MSP and some other details too.




This information is available from the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, although their website seems to be down at the moment.

MPs’ Expenses.info republishes the information in a format that is quite similar to that used by the Scottish Parliament. As an example, you can see claims made by Jacob Rees-Mogg. Note the date selector at the top of the page that allows you to see claims for previous years back to 2010.

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  • Is the data provided by IPSA machine-readable (or “parsable” by any means)? I’m asking since mpsexpenses.info provides already-processed data it seems. Lastly, do you know how long has IPSA’s website been down (as I’m afraid they might not fix it anytime soon, effectively omitting information)? Thanks a ton! – Bora M. Alper Sep 16 '18 at 22:46
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    Their website is back up now. There doesn't seem to be an API but you can download CSVs for individual MPs by selecting an MP from their list, selecting 'Individual claims' and 'Download'. It might help to ask the people behind MP's Expenses.info if/how they're scraping the data. – Matt Ashby Sep 17 '18 at 19:05

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