HC Deb 13 February 1967 vol 741 cc21-2W
Mr. G. Campbell

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government when the present allowances for subsistence and travelling of local government officials in England and Wales were agreed; and whether any changes are under negotiation.

Mr. MacColl

Subsistence allowances for the administrative, professional, technical and clerical grades, which are negotiated by the appropriate Joint Council, came into operation on 1st October, 1964, with minor changes in August, 1965 and November, 1965. Allowances for the use of private cars, which are similarly negotiated, have been in operation since June, 1965 and are at present under review.

reliefs to individual ratepayers under the Rating (Interim Relief) Act 1964 and the Rating Act 1966. Following are the figures: