732. Accommodation expenditure.

732.     Accommodation expenditure.

Reimbursement for accommodation expenditure is available to meet costs necessarily incurred by a member of Parliament on overnight accommodation that is required for the performance of his parliamentary functions1. Accommodation expenditure will not be reimbursed to members who have a constituency in the London area or who by virtue of any particular office held occupy 'grace and favour' accommodation2. A London Area Living Payment is available for members living in the London area or commuting regularly to the London area3. Accommodation expenditure may be claimed only for hotel accommodation, rental