HC Deb 28 July 1976 vol 916 cc257-8W
Mr. John H. Osborn

asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish in theOfficial Report the mileage allowance granted to civil servants in his Department and those institutions, offices and research establishments for which he is responsible, respectively, indicating variations for the different grades of seniority and type of car permitted.

Area Number of projects approved Number of jobs created Number of applications rejected or withdrawn Number of jobs involved in rejected or withdrawn applications
London and South-East England 114 1,400 198 2,371
Scotland, East and North 379 4,502 117 1,375
Scotland, West 498 5,670 112 1,529
Merseyside 246 3,572 77 928
Northern 572 5,884 137 1,453
South-West 220 2,008 89 632
Wales 356 3,318 88 910
Yorkshire and Humberside 214 2,209 126 1,993
Midlands 194 2,099 120 924
North-West 189 1,584 83 962

Mr. Steen

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many written submissions have been received by each of the regional action committees under the Job Creation Programme.

Mr. Golding

I am informed by the Manpower Services Commission that the number of applications received by each area up to 23rd July is as follows:

London and South-East England 411
Scotland, East and North 536
Scotland, West 637
Merseyside 413
Northern 763
South-West 399
Wales 581

Mr. John Grant

The following rates are applicable irrespective of the grade of the officer entitled to claim:

Public Transport Rate 4.9p per mile irrespective of the engine size of the car used.

Standard Rate Cars with engine capacity of more than 500 cc but less than 1001 cc—9.3p per mile. Cars with engine capacity of 1001 cc to 1750 cc—10.8p per mile. Cars with engine capacity exceeding 1750 cc—11.8p per mile.

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