In December 2014, the Legislative Assembly passed the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014. This act amended the Legislative Assembly Act to add section 68, which establishes a duty for the Speaker to post information online about payments made to members of the Legislative Assembly for travel, accommodation, meals, and hospitality expenses.
Rules for the posting of travel, meal, and hospitality expenses for leaders of the opposition and their staff are governed by Cabinet Ministers’ and Opposition Leaders’ Expenses Review and Accountability Act, 2002external link and Public Sector Expenses Review Act, 2009external link.
Please visit the links below to view the rules governing members’ expense claims, and frequently asked questions.
- Understanding members' expenses
- Members’ expenses FAQ
- Rules governing members’ expense disclosures
- Rules governing expenses for opposition leadersexternal link
If you have further questions about the information in the Expense disclosure section, please contact Financial Services at 416-325-9489 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members’ expenses disclose travel, hotel accommodation, meal, and hospitality expenses for each MPP. They do not disclose travel within the MPP’s constituency.
Leaders’ expenses disclose all travel, hotel accommodation, meal, and hospitality expenses for leaders of opposition parties and their staff. Please note that the expenses in these disclosures were incurred while members were acting in their capacity as party leaders. Expenses incurred while acting in their role as MPP can be found in their members’ expense disclosures. Expenses for the Premier of Ontario and any ministerial staff can be found on the government of Ontario’s Travel, meal, and hospitality expenses webpageexternal link.
Annual report tabled in the House
The annual report on individual members’ expenditures for the previous fiscal year is tabled in the House before the summer adjournment. This report includes all expenses incurred for the member including global budget expenses, all travel, and Toronto accommodation. For more information, consult Members’ expenses FAQ.