HC Deb 22 March 1999 vol 328 cc91-2W
Mr. Burstow

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what involvement fleet managers have had in drawing up his Department's Green Transport Plan. [77963]

Mr. Macdonald

The Scottish Office fleet managers are making a major contribution to our green transport planning. By 31 March, 23 liquid petroleum gas vehicles and 2 electric vehicles will be in the core Scottish Office fleet, representing 16 per cent. of the total. As part of a pilot project, the 2 electric vehicles will be used for staff travelling on official business between our Edinburgh offices. Additional liquid petroleum gas vehicles are to be purchased in the next financial year.

From 1 July 1999 this will be a matter for the Scottish Parliament.