Labour donor Lord Paul, thought to be worth more than £500million, claimed £55,970.
And Laurence Robertson, the Shadow Northern Ireland Minister, claimed exactly £1 below the maximum £400 a month that MPs can claim for food without any receipt for 11 months of the financial year 2008 to 2009.
Other expenses were £185 for gardening and £98.20 for dry-cleaning and laundry.
Records for his phone bills revealed he had made three lengthy calls to Canterbury, one which went on for 1hr and 44minutes on March 27 2008.
The bulk of Mr Cameron's claim was made up by the £1,081 monthly mortgage interest payment on his second home, though there were also claims for phone bills, gas, electricity, heating oil, insurance and council tax.
Lord Ahmed admitted sending text messages from his mobile phone shortly before his Jaguar ploughed into a stationary car on the M1, killing its driver.
Peers are entitled to generous expenses, including up to £174 a night for staying away from their main home.
Defence Minister Quentin Davies submitted an invoice for more than £20,000 to repair the bell tower and a lead gutter at his country home, but after the expenses scandal broke last May, he told Commons officials he never meant to claim for the tower.
But on May 18 he sent a letter insisting he 'emphatically was not seeking any reimbursement' for the bell tower.
Mr Mac Kay, MP for Bracknell, resigned as Mr Cameron's parliamentary private aide after it was disclosed the couple had effectively been claiming second home allowance for mortgage interest payments on two properties - one in London and one in the Midlands.
Lord Ahmed of Rotherham, who was jailed for 12 weeks earlier this year for dangerous driving, claimed a total of £55,433.
Government ministers in the Lords are not entitled to living expenses on top of their ministerial salaries.