§ Dr. Liam Fox
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what funds he has allocated for trials of clean fuels on local bus services.
§ Mr. Freeman
I have today allocated funds totalling £100,000 in 1993–94 to local authorities for four such trials. The projects to be supported are as follows:342W
Local authority/bus operator Fuel £000s Number of buses Hampshire/Southampton Citybus CNG 42.5 6 Avon/Badgerline LPG 16 2 Warwickshire/Midland Red South LPG 16 2 Berkshire/Reading Buses CNG 25.5 4
CNG—compressed natural gas
LPB—liquefied petroleum gas