Written Question on Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

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Date Title Questioner
29 Jun 2017, 2:36 p.m. Electric Vehicles: Charging Points David Hanson

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the cost to the public purse has been of installing charging points for electric vehicles in each year since 2010.

Answer (Claire Perry)

Please find below a breakdown of funding provided by the Government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) to support the installation of electric vehicle chargepoints in each financial year since 2010/11:

Financial Year

Total OLEV Spend

2010/11

£2.23m

2011/12

£2.58m

2012/13

£9.71m

2013/14

£14.86m

2014/15

£41.65m

2015/16

£16.88m

2016/17

£7.06m

In addition, £22.9m of funding under the Government’s £40m Go Ultra Low City Scheme is for charging infrastructure, and is being awarded across four years from 2016.


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