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Electric Vehicles: Charging Points

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 23093, tabled on 28 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much funding has been allocated for electric vehicle charging infrastructure to each local authority in England in the financial year 2020-21 (a) in total and (b) by the scheme through which it was issued.

Answered on

1 July 2021

Funding spent on electric vehicle charging infrastructure through the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) and the Workplace charging Schemes (WCS) are provided to households and business respectively rather than being allocated to local authorities, these schemes are demand led.

Funding for the On-street Residential Chargepoint Scheme (ORCS) is allocated to local authorities. The ORCS allocated over £6.5m to English local authorities for charging infrastructure in the 2020-21 financial year.

Statistics on the grant values allocated for the EVHS, WCS and ORCS by local authority area can be found at the following link;

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