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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-11347: Maurice Golden (West Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 18 September 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it had with the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem)  prior to announcing its plan to phase out new petrol and diesel vehicles by 2032.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 26 September 2017

Ministers and officials are in regular contact with Ofgem to discuss a wide range of energy market and policy matters. These include the issues raised by our draft energy strategy and low-carbon ambitions for network investment and infrastructure. We will continue to work closely with Ofgem as we develop our plans in more detail.