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Official Cars

Volume 457: debated on Thursday 8 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport which vehicle models are used by the Government Car and Despatch Agency; and how many of each type of vehicle are owned by the agency. (124613)

The Government Car and Despatch Agency uses the vehicles shown in the following table.

Vehicle

Type

Total

Hyundai Sonata

Car

7

Jaguar saloon

Car

20

Rover 75

Car

11

Toyota Prius

Car

77

Ford Galaxy

Car

6

Ford Mondeo

Car

36

Ford Transit

Van

35

Ford Connect

Van

12

Ford Sierra

Car

1

Vauxhall Vectra

Car

10

Vauxhall Corsa

Car

5

Vauxhall Astra

Car

2

Vauxhall Omega

Car

8

Volvo S80

Car

2

Peugeot 607

Car

7

Peugeot Partner

Van

1

Isuzu NQR70

Truck

1

Land Rover Discovery

Car

1

Daimler Limo

Car

1

7.5 tonne Leyland DAF

Truck

3

Mercedes Sprinter

Van

2

18 tonne MAN

Truck

1

Mercedes Vito

Van

1

The GCDA operates two core businesses—Government Cars, providing long and short term chauffeur and car hire services for the secure movement of Ministers, officials and others; and Government Mail, providing secure mail distribution services within Government and the wider public sector.