HC Deb 30 January 1957 vol 563 c179W
106. Miss Bacon

asked the Paymaster-General the amount of petrol allowed for private-hire cars.

Mr. Maudling

The maximum allowance for chauffeur-driven hire cars provides about 1,300 miles of motoring a month. Following are the amounts of petrol for different sizes of car:

Maximum allowances (gallons per month) for chauffeur-driven hire-cars (licensed "Hackney")
Horse-power gallons
1–9 40
10–13 53
14–19 67
20 and over 80