Date lodged: 8 August 2018
To ask the Scottish Government how many electric vehicle charging points there are in each (a) constituency and (b) local authority area in the Highlands and Islands region, also broken down by how much it has allocated to each council to deliver these.
Answered by: Michael Matheson 29 August 2018
Transport Scotland does not hold information on the number of electric vehicle charge points by constituency area. Local Authority funded charge points are shown in the table below, along with the total amount offered to each Local Authority since 2010.
Number of LA charge points
Total Amount offered
Argyll & Bute Council
Comhairle Eilean Siar
Highland Council, The
In addition to these local authority hosted chargers, there are a number of public chargers hosted by local businesses. Details of all Scottish Government funded charge points can be found on the ChargePlace Scotland website ( www.chargeplacescotland.org ).