Transport: Exhaust Emissions

Department for Transport written question – answered on 15th November 2018.

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Photo of Virendra Sharma Virendra Sharma Labour, Ealing, Southall

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the level of Co2 emissions from private transport in (a) London, (b) England and Wales and (c) the UK.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Minister of State (Department for Transport)

Estimates of the levels of CO2 emissions from cars, mopeds and motorcycles for England and Wales and the UK are shown in the table below. Equivalent data for London is not available for these vehicle types. Figures include emissions from taxis and private hire vehicles.

Carbon dioxide emissions from passenger cars, mopeds & motorcycles in 2016: UK (kilotonnes CO2)

England and Wales


Passenger cars



Mopeds & motorcycles



Source: Greenhouse Gas Inventories for England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland: 1990-2016

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