HC Deb 14 June 2004 vol 422 cc758-9W
John Barrett

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of official vehicles used by his Department are run on(a) petrol, (b) diesel, (c) liquid petroleum gas and (d) compressed natural gas. [172765]

Fiona Mactaggart

The Government as a whole have signed up to various targets for improving the performance of their own vehicle fleets, details of which are available at: www.sustainable-development.gov.uk

The following table provides a breakdown of the cars currently in the directly managed Home Office fleet by vehicle category, fuel type and emission performance. This does not include information for vehicles provided for use by Ministers and senior officials by the Government Car Service (GCS). Detailed information on the breakdown of the GCS fleet is being provided by its Chief Executive, Mr. Nick Matheson. Copies of his letter will be placed in the Libraries of the House.

Cars Number Percentage
Petrol 101 7
Diesel 1,260 92
Liquid Petroleum Gas 8 1
Total 1,369 100

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