HC Deb 16 October 1995 vol 264 c28W
Dr. Lynne Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what rates of travel allowance may be claimed by civil servants in his Department when using their own vehicles for official business. [36365]

Mr. Arbuthnot

The rates of travel allowance currently in payment are as follows:

  • 1993–94: £11,230,000
  • 1994–95: £10,700,000

The estimated savings in the last year —1994–95—if the mileage rate which could be claimed was set at the lowest rate is:

  • £1,680,000(=15.7 per cent. of the actual cost).