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MILE, measure. A length of a thousand paces, or seventeen hundred and sixty yards, or five thousand two hundred and eighty feet. It contains eight furlongs, every furlong being forty poles, and each pole sixteen feet six inches. 2 Stark. R. 89.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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To help balance the books, Conwy Council wants to bring staff in line with those in ten other Welsh authorities who have implemented the 45p a mile rate or eleven others who are planning to do so.
But Creasman adds that the big savings today are coming from efficiencies throughout the entire supply chain--not just by beating up carriers over a nickel a mile rate. As he says, "There's more money to be saved in supply chains than just rates."
At a 12-hour per day march rate, this would equate to an 8-minute per mile rate of advance.
But no Welsh MP has taken advantage of the 20p per mile rate offered for journeys by bicycle.
But plenty - such as the 57.7p per mile rate for using their cars, or the free first-class travel - helps them enjoy an already comfortable lifestyle.