HC Deb 26 January 1999 vol 324 c216W
Mr. Baker

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office if he will list the mileage rates currently applicable to staff, indicating what changes have been made to encourage staff to switch from cars to public transport and other less polluting forms of travel. [67495]

Mr. Kilfoyle

The mileage rates currently applicable to staff are:

Private car rate
Miles travelled in a financial year Up to 1500cc Over 1500cc
Up to 4,000 miles 34p 43p
Over 4,000 miles 19p 23p

The Cabinet Office, along with its Agencies, is in the process of developing a new environmental policy and green action plan in line with the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions' guidance. An integral part of this development is consideration of how best to develop a Green Transport Plan for the Department. It is also an issue which is already being addressed as part of the development of the Department's new headquarters building.

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