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Electric Scooters

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 75153, tabled on 15 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent estimate he has made of the number of licences that have been issued for e-scooters; and how many e-scooters are being used in the designated pilot areas as of 15 November 2021.

Answered on

23 November 2021

The Department is running trials of rental e-scooters to assess their safety and wider impacts, and there are currently 12 e-scooter rental service providers that have been approved to take part in the trials. Data currently held by the Department indicates that there were 23,635 e-scooters available to rent across all trial areas in September.