Car Purchase and Hire Numbers and Spend

“Please advise how many cars your organisation has. Please also specify the make and model. If your authority has a lord mayor, chairman/woman or vice-chairman/woman, please also include this as part of your response:-

The cost of purchasing a car(s) during 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18.

Devon County Council (DCC) did not purchase any cars in 2015/16 or 2016/17.

Three cars were purchased in 2017/18; two at £15,000 each (Kia Sportage) and one at £16,300 (Seat Ateca).

No cars purchased for Chair / Vice-Chair.

The cost of leasing a car(s) during 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18.

No leasing arrangements are in place.  Ad-hoc car hire for Chair/Vice-Chair only, costs as follows:-

 15/1616/1717/18
Car Hire for Chair/Vice Chair£3,990.35£3,304.59£2,146.94

The cost of fuel for a car(s) during 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18.

For 2017/18 for all three DCC owned cars, based on the 6 months these have been owned = £6,000.

Fuel for Chair / Vice Chair hire car as follows (please note that these figures also include minor cleaning costs):-

 15/1616/1717/18
Fuel (and minor cleaning costs)£1,373.59£1,470.71£1,111.67

The cost of purchasing a personalised number plate(s) during 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18.

None.

The costs associated with maintaining a car(s) during 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18. This includes, but is not limited to, MOT, general service, insurance, and new tyres and parts.”

Insurance costs for the three DCC cars amount to £500 per car per annum.  Vehicles are only 6 months old; no maintenance costs incurred to date.

No maintenance / insurance costs applicable to hire cars.  Minor cleaning costs included within table above.