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S5W-18068: Donald Cameron (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

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.

Local Authority

Number of LA charge points

Total Amount offered

Argyll & Bute Council

16

£554,000.00

Comhairle Eilean Siar

11

£339,000.00

Highland Council, The

23

£2,074,000.00

Moray Council

7

£476,000.00

Orkney Council

16

£360,000.00

Shetland Council

11

£333,000.00

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 ).