§ Mr. Kirkwood
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish the value of the mileage rates for each engine capacity payable to local government representatives; and when the rates were originally set, together with the value these represent at current prices.
§ Mr. Stewart
The information is shown in pence per mile in the following table:
Up to 999cc l000cc-1199cc Over 1199cc Rate at 6 February 1970 (last change to travel and subsistence regulations) 4.7 5.3 5.9 Rate at 6 February 1970 uprated by GDP deflator to 1 January 1993 32.6 40.2 44.7 Current rates from 1 January 1993 22.0 23.9 26.6