Decision details

Minor Policy Amends - Travel and Expenses Policy and Procedure

Decision Maker: Director of People

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No


The Director of People, under the Scheme of Delegation to Officers, is asked to approve the following minor amends to the Travel and Expenses Policy and Procedure:

(1) Addition of a five-mile radius to determine whether a journey is constituted as passing the workplace.

(2) Removal of reference to HMRC criteria to define a permanent workplace for simplification purposes.

(3) Clarification that a return journey also needs to be considered in respect of the mileage claim criteria.

(4) Separation out of the business mileage scenarios and examples into a dedicated guide.

The proposed amends have been shared with and noted by the recognised trade unions at the Joint Negotiating and Consultative Forum.


Lucy Thompson, Director of People, took the decision to approve the minor amends to the Travel and Expenses Policy and Procedure.


Divisions Affected: N/A;

Contact: Kelly Gilman Email:

Date of decision: 16/05/2024

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