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Annual road vehicle procurement: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
20 May 2021
Annual road vehicle procurement: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100184977
Date received: 24 Mar 2021
Date responded: 19 Apr 2021
Information requested

All information held by the Scottish Government from 2016 onward which shows the number of road vehicles procured annually by the Scottish Government and by NDPBs, or as great a subset of the total as is held centrally, broken down by year, by fuel (petrol, diesel, electric) and where possible by agency or body.

Response

Contained within the Annex is some of the information you requested.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested. The reasons why we don’t have some of the information are explained in the Annex below.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested. 

Annex
The Scottish Government hold central records for our own, Transport Scotland and Crown Office Procurator Fiscals Service (COPFS) fleets. These are presented in the tables below. Annual road vehicle procurement for Scottish Government since 2016.

Annual road vehicle procurement for Scottish Government since 2016.

Year

Diesel

Petrol

Hybrid

Electric

Range extender

Plug in Electric vehicle

(PHEV)

Total

2016

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

2017

10

17

0

1

0

6

34

2018

8

0

3

1

1

6

19

2019

4

0

2

9

0

35

50

2020

2

0

0

3

3

11

19

2021

3

0

0

7

0

5

15

Total

28

17

5

21

4

63

138

Annual road vehicle procurement for Transport Scotland since 2016.

Year

Electric

Range extender

Plug in Electric vehicle

(PHEV)

Total

2016

0

0

0

0

2017

1

0

0

1

2018

2

1

2

5

Total

3

1

2

6

Annual vehicle procurement for COPFS since 2016.

Year

Diesel

Hybrid

Total

2016

0

0

0

2017

4

2

6

2018

0

0

0

2019

10

1

11

2020

0

5

5

2021

0

0

0

Total

14

8

22

The Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have asked for because we are not involved in the procurement of road vehicles for NDPB’s.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have some of the information you have requested.

However, you may wish to contact each organisation directly, who may be able to help you. Contact details are available via the following link:

National public bodies: directory - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)

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Contact

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