5 Travel on UK Parliament Business
5.1.1 In addition to the normal travel arrangements, the
cost of journeys made on parliamentary business elsewhere within
the United Kingdom may also be recovered. Claims for such travel
are subject to the prior
approval of the Clerk of the Parliaments and to the
- parliamentary business' is defined as business clearly
related to the work of Parliament and does not include party
political, personal or private business;
- travelling expenses are recoverable for travel by public
transport or road, subject to the limitations outlined in paragraphs
4.2.3 - 4.2.8;
- that these travelling expenses are not recoverable
from any source other than the House of Lords;
- application for reimbursement of these travelling expenses
should be submitted to the Clerk of the Parliaments (via the
Accountant's Office) at least one week before the date of the
- Members should confirm the actual travelling expenses
incurred after the journey has been undertaken.
5.1.2 Application forms for these claims are available
from the Accountant's Office.
and Parliament Trust (IPT)
5.2.1 The costs of journeys made on business connected
with the Industry and Parliament Trust may be claimed from the
House of Lords as part of the UK travel scheme, so long as they
meet the terms of the scheme set out above. All other claims should
be addressed to the IPT.
Forces Parliamentary Scheme (AFPS)
5.3.1 The costs of journeys made on business connected
with the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme may be claimed from
the House of Lords as part of the UK travel scheme, so long as
they meet the terms of the scheme set out above. All other claims
should be addressed to the AFPS.