Increase in Fuel Price – Negotiations

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2006 Local Government Service Group Conference
23 February 2006
Carried as Amended

Conference calls upon the National Local Government Service Group Executive and the Scottish Local Government Committee to:

1)Re-negotiate the National Joint Council and the Scottish Joint Council rates on travelling in line with the increase in fuel prices;

2)Lobby for the Inland Revenue rate to be re-negotiated in line with the rise in fuel costs;

3)Lobby to improve public transport infrastructure and services to enable members and clients to support green travel;

4)Explore the option of having differential rates for rural areas where the price of fuel can be substantially higher than in urban areas.