ST ALBANS MP Anne Main has been reimbursed the cost of filling in her tax return through her parliamentary expenses, expense details published on-line today reveal.

In January 2008 she claimed £558 including VAT as an accountancy bill for completing her self-assessment form.

She has also claimed £32 a month for hire of a Blackberry communication device, £881 for website maintenance, the cost of periodicals including The Times, The Guardian, The Sun, The Mail, the Spectator and The Economist, and £19.50 for the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.

She has also claimed regular sums of £200 or £300 paid to the local Conservative Party branch, described as shared accommodation and support costs.