Transport: Exhaust Emissions

Department for Transport written question – answered on 5th March 2020.

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Photo of Theresa Villiers Theresa Villiers Conservative, Chipping Barnet

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much funding has been allocated to the Mayor of London for reducing emissions from transport in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of Rachel Maclean Rachel Maclean Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Government has provided the following amounts to help reduce emissions from transport in London since 2011:

Scheme

Amount

Funding for 338 Low-carbon buses (this figure is for the Green Bus Fund from 2009-2012)

£23m

Funding for 54 Low-emission buses

£6.4m

Funding for Ultra-Low Emission taxis

£25m

ULEV Taxi Infrastructure scheme

£5.2m

Go-Ultra Low Cities Scheme

£13.1m

Air Quality Grant (pre-2019)

£2m

Support to increase ULEV uptake

£10m

Clean Bus Technology Fund

£6.5m

Clean Vehicle Technology Fund

£0.5m

Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme 2019

£7.0m

Air Quality Grant 2019

£0.77m

Hydrogen for Transport Programme

£0.5m

Plug-in Car Grant paid out in respect of vehicles registered in London (current available figure)

£45m

Plug-in Taxi Grant paid for taxis licenced in London (payment made to vehicle manufacturers)

£13.52m

TOTAL

£158.39m

TfL also received £5.7bn over the period 2016 to 2021 for general transport funding, which included funding to cover the implementation of measures to address air quality.

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