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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Electric Vehicles

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 28990, tabled on 7 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of the vehicles used by his Department for Government business are electric vehicles.

Answered on

19 July 2021

Across Defra there are 753 electric/plug in hybrid cars of which 367 are fully electric. This represents 17.1% of the car fleet (4,414 total cars). Fully electric is 8.3%.

Organisations included are:

  • Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
  • Animal and Plant Health Agency
  • Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
  • Defra
  • Environment Agency
  • Marine Management Organisation
  • Natural England
  • Rural Payments Agency
  • Sea Fish Industry Authority
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