Carbon Dioxide Emissions
John Hemming (Birmingham, Yardley, Liberal Democrat)
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate he has made of the total amount of carbon dioxide released by private motor vehicles in (a) 1984, (b) 1994 and (c) 2004.
Stephen Ladyman (Minister of State, Department for Transport; South Thanet, Labour)
The following table shows carbon dioxide emissions from the private use of household vehicles:
|Million tonnes of carbon dioxide|
Environmental Accounts, Office for National Statistics
Data prior to 1990 are not available on this basis, and 2004 data are not yet available. The figures are on the private use of vehicles and so exclude use of vehicles by businesses.