§ 24. Mr. Gourlay
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the new rates of car allowances for members of local authorities and of health boards; and to which date they will be retrospective.
§ Mr. Robert Hughes
The new rates of car allowances for members of local authorities and health boards are set out below. The rates for members of health boards came into operation on 24th March 1975, and those for local authority members operate from 24th April 1975. The increased allowances apply from these dates and are not retrospective.
Members of Health Boards Mileage Rates Flat Rates Motor car exceeding 1,750cc 8.5p Motor car exceeding 1,000cc but not exceeding 1,750cc 7.8p Motor car exceeding 500cc but not exceeding 1,000cc but including the Fiat 500 motor car 6.5p Motor vehicles not exceeding 150cc 1.8p Motor vehicles exceeding 150cc but not exceeding 244cc 2.3p Motor vehicles exceeding 244cc but not exceeding 500cc 3.1p
Members of Local Authorities Mileage Rates Maximum Rates Motor car exceeding 1,199cc 9.0p Motor car exceeding 999cc but not exceeding 1,199cc 7.9p Motor car exceeding 500cc but not exceeding 999cc 7.1p Motor car not exceeding 500cc 3.5p