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Transport

Volume 699: debated on Tuesday 20 July 2021

Transport Decarbonisation

The following are extracts from the statement on Transport Decarbonisation on 14 July 2021.

For example, he asked where the 4,000 buses are; I have some good news for him, and it is not just that when one comes along there are three: there are 900 buses in production right now, and 50 are already on the road.

[Official Report, 14 July 2021, Vol. 699, c. 408.]

Letter of correction from the Secretary of State for Transport, the right hon. Member for Welwyn Hatfield (Grant Shapps).

An error has been identified in my response to the hon. Member for Oldham West and Royton (Jim McMahon).

The correct response should have been:

For example, he asked where the 4,000 buses are; I have some good news for him, and it is not just that when one comes along there are three: there are 900 buses funded right now, and 50 are already on the road.

The hon. Lady will be pleased to hear that, if anything, we are ahead of schedule on the bus target, with 900 already on their way—in production—so I hope that we can go even further.

[Official Report, 14 July 2021, Vol. 699, c. 414.]

Letter of correction from the Secretary of State for Transport, the right hon. Member for Welwyn Hatfield (Grant Shapps).

An error has been identified in my response to the hon. Member for Lancaster and Fleetwood (Cat Smith).

The correct response should have been:

The hon. Lady will be pleased to hear that, if anything, we are ahead of schedule on the bus target, with 900 already funded so I hope that we can go even further.