The Department for Transport has only started to hold separate records for late payment of commercial debts since 2008-09. The interest cost for this year was £84,000. Information for the previous two years could be provided only at a disproportionate cost as the interest charge are not held separately for those years.
The following agencies have not paid interest charges in the last three years:
Government Car and Despatch Agency
Vehicle Operator Services Agency
Vehicle Certification Agency
The following agencies can provide information only at a disproportionate cost as they do not split the interest charges separately:
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Driving Standards Agency.