“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:-
|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):-
|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.
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.