Revised Car Allowances


Circular: NJC/04/02

Dear Sir/Madam

Revised car allowances

  1. The following revised allowances (Section IX paragraphs 20(7)(i) and 20(8)(i)) apply with effect from 1st April 2002: 451- 1000- 1200- 999cc 1199cc 1450cc Essential Users Lump sum per annum £657 £735 £945 Per mile up to 8500 miles 28.1p 31.2p 38.3p Per mile over 8500 miles 10.1p 11.1p 12.4p Casual Users Per mile up to 8500 miles 35.8p 39.9p 49.4p Per mile over 8500 miles 10.1p 11.1p 12.4p Amount of VAT per mile in petrol element 0.988p 1.053p 1.156p
  2. Authorities are reminded that while, under the terms of Section IX paragraph 20(2), the allowance payable shall be in accordance with such grading as the fire authority may approve, where an essential user who is conditioned to the flexible duty system actually uses a vehicle with an engine capacity in excess of 1199cc then the allowance payable shall be for the category 1200 to 1450cc.

 

Yours faithfully

CHARLES NOLDA ANDY GILCHRIST

Joint Secretaries

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