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Parliamentary Expenses

Volume 640: debated on Thursday 18 May 1961

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Resolved,

That, in the opinion of this House, provision should be made—
  • (a) for the payment to Members of this House of allowances not exceeding the fare by rail in respect of the cost of travel by road upon any journey upon which, under the Resolution of this House of 15th November, 1945, facilities would be available for travel by any public railway, sea or air service;
  • (b) for enabling Members of the House of Lords to recover out of the sums voted for the expenses of that House the cost of fares incurred by them in attending that House for the purposes of their parliamentary duties, being fares in respect of travel by any public railway, sea or air service (including travel between airport and air station in the coaches provided for persons using any such air service), and allowances not exceeding the fare by rail in respect of the cost of travel by road incurred by them as aforesaid.—[Sir E. Boyle.]