Bus Services: Carbon Emissions

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 25 May 2023.

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Photo of Simon Lightwood Simon Lightwood Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the news story entitled UK on track to reach 4,000 zero emission bus pledge with £200 million boost, published by his Department on 26 March 2022, whether these buses will be provided to all regions of the UK.

Photo of Richard Holden Richard Holden Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

We are committed to supporting the introduction of 4,000 zero emission buses and achieving an all zero emission bus fleet across the entire UK. Across the UK, an estimated 3,400 zero emission buses have been funded since February 2020.

On 26 March 2022 the Department announced £198.3 million funding from the Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme for local transport authorities in England outside of London.

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