Ministerial Cars

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered at on 16 November 2022.

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Photo of Susan Hall Susan Hall Conservative

Why has the Met Police decided to use Audi A8s instead of British-manufactured Jaguar XJs for ministerial cars?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

All MPS contracts are subject to public procurement regulations, with considerations given to safety requirements as well as cost and vehicle availability.

For this tender specifically, at the time of tender, there was no UK Original Equipment Manufacturer able to meet the requirements of the tender, or producing a similar specification of vehicle, therefore no bid was made by any UK manufacture for the contract.