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The Local Government (Allowances and Expenses) (Scotland) Regulations 2007

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Regulation 4

SCHEDULE 2TYPES OF EXPENDITURE AND MAXIMUM RATES

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(a)Meals taken by a member of a local authority within the electoral ward in respect of which they hold office, (except within any local authority premises) for the following wards–

  • The Highland Council

  • Ward 1 – North West and Central Sutherland

  • Ward 6 – Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh

  • Ward 12 – Caol and Mallaig

  • Ward 22 – Fort William and Ardnamurchan

  • Argyll and Bute Council

  • Ward 2 – Kintyre and the Islands

  • Ward 4 – Oban South and the Isles

  • Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

  • Ward 1 – Barraigh, Bhatarsaigh, Eirisgeigh agus Uibhist a Deas

  • Shetland Islands Council

  • Ward 1 – North Isles

  • Orkney Islands Council

  • Ward 3 – Stromness and South Isles

  • Ward 6 – North Isles

The amount per day stated for each meal in paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) if the local authority determines the expense is reasonably incurred for approved duties, and otherwise no reimbursement.

(b)Breakfast (where no overnight subsistence is claimed)

£8 per day

(c)Lunch

£12 per day

(d)Dinner

£25 per day
Meals taken under paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) are those taken by a member of a local authority outside the electoral ward in respect of which they hold office and not within any local authority premises in the area of the local authority of which they are a member

(e)Overnight accommodation away from home and local authority premises (costs for bed and breakfast)

£118.63 within London

£94.82 elsewhere

(f)Other particular costs of travel by private car, motorcycle or bicycle, being–

(i)parking charges

(ii)road pricing schemes and congestion charging

(iii)ferry fares

Receipted costs of expense

(g)Road and bridge tolls

Actual costs of expense

(h)Public transport (including taxis)

Receipted cost of expense

(i)Telephone and computer line rental for use of personal telephone and computer for approved duties

50 per cent of line rental cost

(j)Telephone and computer line rental for second line for approved duties use

Receipted cost of expense

(k)Telephone and computer costs (apart from calls or line rental) necessarily incurred for approved duties

Receipted cost of expense

(l)Calls made in respect of approved duties, upon a home telephone, networked personal computer, fax machine, or personal mobile telephone

Receipted cost of expense

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