§ Baroness Amos
My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper.
Moved to resolve, That this House approves the following proposals with respect to payments of car, bicycle and motorcycle allowances to Lords for journeys which they have commenced on or after 10 November 2004—
- (1) The maximum allowance payable in respect of a journey by car, motorcycle or bicycle should be payable at the rate which is applicable to that kind of vehicle under subsection (2) of section 230 of the Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003, as amended from time to time.
- (2) For the purposes of paragraph (1), the reference in that subsection to "the first 10,000 miles" is to the total number of miles of travel by car by the Lord claiming the allowance, which is either—
- (a) undertaken for the purpose of attending this House for the purposes of his parliamentary duties, or
- (b) undertaken while on parliamentary duties within the United Kingdom.—(Baroness Amos.)
§ On Question, Motion agreed to.