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Local Government Staff (Car Purchase Aid)

Volume 930: debated on Wednesday 20 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will issue a circular to Scottish regional authorities advising them against offering five-year credit to employees for car purchase.

No. The assisted car purchase scheme for local authority employees is an integral part of the terms and conditions of their service. It is for the local authorities themselves, as employers, to approve the period over which a loan should be repaid within the terms agreed by the National Joint Council for Local Authority Services (Scottish Councils).