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Scottish Government transport fleet: FOI release

Published: 9 Sep 2021

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

Published:
9 Sep 2021
Scottish Government transport fleet: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100225707
Date received: 26 Jul 2021
Date responded: 23 Aug 2021
Information requested

1. How many vehicles are in the Scottish Government transport fleet?

2. How many vehicles in the Scottish Government transport fleet are fully electric?

3. How many vehicles in the Scottish Government transport fleet are hybrid?

4. How many vehicles in the Scottish Government transport fleet run on diesel or petrol?

5. Is there a target for making all vehicles in the Scottish Government transport fleet electric, and if so, when is this?

If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.

Response

The answer to your questions are provided below.

Fleet breakdown by fuel type.

Fuel type Number
on fleet
Diesel 73
Petrol 17
Hybrid 5
Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles
(PHEV)
79
Electric (EV) 27
Electric range extender 5
Total 206

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.The Scottish Government are currently working towards the targets set out in the 2019/20 Programme for Government, where we outlined our commitment to phase out the need for all petrol or diesel cars in the public sector fleet by 2025 and for all other new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030.

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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