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Freedom of information request response - 05502

FOI request

FOI ID number
05502
Regarding
Electric Vehicle Infrastructure.
Request
  1. Please state the name of the Authority?
  2. Please state approx Population in your district?
  3. Do you currently have any public on street/ car park electric charging points in your district? YES or NO, If so how many?
  4. Do you have any Air Quality Management Areas (AQMA) designated? YES or NO, if yes please state how many?
  5. Have you received any funding or grants to install Electric Vehicle Charging Points? YES or NO
  6. Does your Authority have a current policy for electric vehicle charging points and associated infrastructure? YES or NO
  7. If electrical charging points are installed in your District, are these used on a regular basis? Please comment if known?
  8. If charging points are installed and are not used on a regular basis, what are the reasons you believe contribute to this lack of use/ requirement? Please Comment
  9. Do you believe that more incentives should be introduced from central government to attract more consumers to buy electric vehicles? YES or NO
  10. What incentives do you believe will attract more consumers to buy electric vehicles? Please Comment:

Our response

Response
  1. Please state the name of the Authority: Eden District Council. 
  2. Please state approx Population in your district: In 2011, the population of Eden was 52,564. 
  3. Do you currently have any public on street/ car park electric charging points in your district? YES or NO, If so how many? No. 
  4. Do you have any Air Quality Management Areas (AQMA) designated? This is an Environmental Information request and will be treated accordingly. 
  5. Have you received any funding or grants to install Electric Vehicle Charging Points? No. We are not a transport or highways authority. 
  6. Does your Authority have a current policy for electric vehicle charging points and associated infrastructure? No. The Council is currently exploring options and costs to install electric charging points in the Council owned car parks, but as yet has no definite plans. 
  7. If electrical charging points are installed in your District, are these used on a regular basis? N/A. 
  8. If charging points are installed and are not used on a regular basis, what are the reasons you believe contribute to this lack of use/ requirement? Please Comment: No Comment. 
  9. Do you believe that more incentives should be introduced from central government to attract more consumers to buy electric vehicles? No Comment. 
  10. What incentives do you believe will attract more consumers to buy electric vehicles? No Comment.
Response date
02 August 2018