Electric Vehicles and Bicycles

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 4:45 pm on 9th May 2018.

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Photo of Julian Knight Julian Knight Conservative, Solihull 4:45 pm, 9th May 2018

Picking up on the point about those conventional vehicles, although I share my hon. Friend’s enthusiasm for electric vehicles and know the importance of reaching the 2040 target, we need to bear in mind the 170,000 jobs in car making in this country. In the medium term, clean diesel—which is less polluting than petrol—should be part of the strategy as we go forward.