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Part of Transport – in the House of Commons on 11th March 2021.

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Photo of Grant Shapps Grant Shapps The Secretary of State for Transport

The £2.8 billion referred to earlier is designed to do exactly that—for example, investment in a megafactory or a gigafactory to produce those batteries, which is one of the largest components of bringing down the price so that cars are affordable. It is also worth considering that we already have more rapid chargers per 100 miles driven than any country in the EU.