BBC Trustees have reduced expenses since last March
The BBC Trust has published the trustees' expenses from April to September last year.
Figures show that Chairman Lord Patten claimed for nearly £3000. Most of it - £1725.47 - was spent on private cars. One return journey in June entered in the log as 'home to London address' cost £218.
According to the Trust, expenses are down eight percent on the previous six-month period and down five percent on the same period last year.
Patten's expenses have come down very slightly from the last six-month accounting period that ended in March 2012. He previously claimed for £3200, with just over £2000 spent on cars.
Trustee Alison Hastings had the highest bill, claiming for £4875.79. This included £1800 on accommodation and £2300 on rail.
A former journalist, Hastings is the trustee for England and lives in Liverpool, where she runs a media consultancy business. She has been a member of the BBC Trust since 2006.
Hastings' expenses - which were also the highest for the last accounting period - have come down nearly £2000 since last March.
The 12 trustees spent a total of just over £30,000 from April to September 2012, a drop of about £2000 from the last period. The most money - nearly £11,000 - was spent on accommodation, followed by £8000 on rail.
A hospitality register was also released in the public domain. It showed that the Chairman was invited to various high-profile hospitality events, including the Diamond Jubilee, where he was the guest of Buckingham Palace; and the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics, where he was the guest of the International Olympic Committee.
A breakdown of the expenses can be found on the BBC Trust website.