MP Rob Wilson whose expenses claims have included a 9p claim for a 0.2 mile journey. See SWNS story SWMP; A penny-pinching Tory put in a travel claim for NINE PENCE, it has emerged. Rob Wilson, MP for Reading East, has put in more than 160 travel claims of less than £1 since 2010. The wealthy Conservative, who lives in a £750,000 home, gets a generous 45p-per-mile taxpayer-funded fuel allowance. And he has been taking advantage of it over the past five years – submitting a number of startling small claims.