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Buses: Fuels

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much his Department has spent on developing alternative fuels for buses. (225621)

The Department for Transport has not spent anything developing alternative fuels specifically for buses. The Government support the research and development of alternative fuel technologies for diesel engine vehicles which could be used for buses. More than £90 million has been committed in this area over the next five years.