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.
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|