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Electric Vehicles

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 6 December 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if she will take steps to encourage local authorities and businesses to install charging points for electric vehicles. (171777)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what her strategy is for encouraging (a) local authorities and (b) businesses to develop a comprehensive infrastructure network of charging points for electric vehicles. (172576)

The Department for Transport provides grants through the Energy Saving Trust to local authorities and businesses in England for up to 50 per cent. of the cost of installation of electric vehicle charging points which are for public use.