Derry MLA Pat Ramsey tops expenses table

SDLP's Pat Ramsey.  (1005JB04)
SDLP's Pat Ramsey. (1005JB04)

Derry MLA Pat Ramsey claimed more expenses than any other assembly member last year - claiming more than £90,000.

The SDLP Foyle MLA claimed a total of £92,718, between April 2011 to March 2012.

He is one of ten MLA’s who claimed in excess of £80,000 last year.

SDLP colleagues Mark H Durkan claimed just over £70,000, while former Derry Mayor Colum Eastwood claimed over £69,000.

Foyle DUP MLA Willie Hay, speaker of the Assembly, claimed in excess of £77,000.

Sinn Fein’s Martina Anderson, now an MEP, claimed £48,44 while Raymond McCartney claimed £62,919.

Former SDLP MLA’s Pol Callaghan ( £22,260) and Mary Bradley (£50,193) are also on the list.

You can view the list in full here - Members-Salaries-and-Expenses