Four Nottinghamshire councils paying staff more than approved mileage rate

Councils across the UK have spent millions overpaying mileage rates to their staff, the Taxpayers' Alliance said.
Councils across the UK have spent millions overpaying mileage rates to their staff, the Taxpayers' Alliance said.

Four Nottinghamshire councils are among those across the UK spending millions on paying staff more than the approved rate for mileage, according to a new report.

An investigation by the Taxpayers' Alliance found that 173 councils across the country are paying their employees above the HMRC approved rate for mileage payments when using their own cars.