Buses: Exhaust Emissions:Written question - 41924

(Bristol East)

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Asked on: 01 May 2020
Department for Transport
Buses: Exhaust Emissions
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Prime Minister's oral statement of 11 February 2020, Official Report, column 71, what proportion of the £5 billion announced to support bus services will be used to replace diesel with zero emission vehicles.
Answered by: Rachel Maclean
Answered on: 06 May 2020

The Prime Minster announced £5 billion of new funding to boost bus and cycling links on 11 February, including at least 4,000 new zero emission buses to make greener travel the convenient option, driving forward the UK’s progress on its net zero ambitions. The details of the programmes, including how funding will be distributed, will be announced in due course.

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