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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Electric Vehicles

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 28987, tabled on 7 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what proportion of the vehicles used by his Department for Government business are electric vehicles.

Answered on

12 July 2021

BEIS currently has contracts with the Government Car Service, which is a division within the Department for Transport, for the provision of two cars. The vehicles supplied to BEIS by the Government Car Service are owned and operated by the Department for Transport and are leased by BEIS.

The vehicle fuel type can vary depending on which car has been allocated to cover on that day. Generally, the cars are electric or hybrid.

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