Staff Lease cars. How are they financed?

J J Berrisford made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Stockport Homes Limited

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Dear Stockport Homes Limited,
Who finances lease cars provided by Stockport Homes to staff? What is Stockport Homes contribution to the cost of these cars. Where does the money come from to provide lease cars to staff? What is the eligibility criteria for staff to be allocated lease cars?

Yours faithfully,

J J Berrisford

Claire Maude - Stockport Homes, Stockport Homes Limited

Dear J J Berrisford,

Our Reference: FOI 2616

Thank you for your email received on 15th October 2015 requesting information about Stockport Homes' lease vehicles.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Stockport Homes has twenty working days to provide you with an answer to your request. We will respond to you no later than 12th November 2015.

If you have any queries about this request do not hesitate to contact me.

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Yours sincerely,

Claire Maude
Assurance Officer
Finance Directorate
Stockport Homes
1 St Peter’s Square
Stockport
SK1 1NZ 

Tel: 0161 474 3577

Web: www.stockporthomes.org

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Claire Maude - Stockport Homes, Stockport Homes Limited

Dear JJ Berrisford,

Thank you for your request of 15th October 2015, where you requested information about Stockport Homes' lease cars.

The information you requested is below:

1. Who finances lease cars provided by Stockport Homes to staff?
Lease cars are jointly financed by Stockport Homes and the member of staff concerned.

2. What is Stockport Homes contribution to the cost of these cars.
Stockport Homes' contribution is based on the emissions of the vehicle, annual subsidy levels are given below:

CO2 g/km SHMT Employees
110 and below £3,000 £1,800
111 to 120 £2,250 £1,350
121 to 135 £1,800 £1,080

3. Where does the money come from to provide lease cars to staff?
The money to cover Stockport Homes' contribution comes from internal budgets.

4. What is the eligibility criteria for staff to be allocated lease cars?
The eligibility criteria is as follows:
• Management Band 3 and above employees
• Employees whose role has been classified as needing a car as an essential requirement to do the job
• Employees who travel in excess of 1,100 annual business miles.

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Yours sincerely,

Claire Maude
Assurance Officer
Finance Directorate
Stockport Homes
1 St Peter’s Square
Stockport
SK1 1NZ 

Tel: 0161 474 3577

Web: www.stockporthomes.org

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