HC Deb 23 February 1978 vol 944 c765W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Minister for the Civil Service whether he will give, in addition to Ministers, top civil servants and chairmen of nationalised industries, the total list of persons or designated groupings of publicly paid persons who are enabled to claim tax free transport to and from their homes and their offices or place of employment at any date.

Mr. Charles R. Morris

I can answer only for the Civil Service. All civil servants who, in normal circumstances, have discretion to use official pooled cars regularly for official purposes were referred to in the answer I gave my hon. Friend on 24th November 1977.—[Vol. 939, c. 825–6.] Apart from those, it is permissible for a civil servant, detained by official duties until after public transport has ceased to run, to be taken home in an official car.