Employee travel – mileage claims

I am writing to obtain information concerning Mileage Allowance Payments made by the council to its staff (not members) in the 2015-16 and 2016-17 financial years

Please provide:

· The rate paid per mile for cars above 1200cc for casual users in 2015-16 and 2016-17
· The total amount spent on Mileage Allowance Payments to staff in 2015-16 and 2016-17

‘Mileage Allowance Payments (MAPs) are what you pay your employee for using their own vehicle for business journeys.’ (HMRC)

Devon County Council can confirm the following:

– The rate per mile is in line with HMRC AMAP rates, this includes cars, motorcycles, bicycles and passenger payments. Further information is available online at:


– The total amount spent was as follows:

2015-16 £2,547,736
2016-17 £2,421,522