EV charge points

John West made this Freedom of Information request to Cumbria County Council

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Dear Cumbria County Council,

Central government has set a number of targets to move the UK away from fossil to renewable energy, including transport.

As such I am undertaking a survey to understand how these initiatives are being filtered down via public bodies.

Question1
Do you own any electric vehicle charging points which are for the use of members of the public?

Yes or No

Have you gifted to any 3rd party, EV charge points for public use?

Yes or No

Question 2
If yes to question 1, are any of them the old fashioned 3 pin plug type?

Yes or No

Question 3
Budgets permitting, does the authority have any plans to install any public access charging points in the next 24 months?

Yes / No or possibly

Question 4
Accepting the bulk of charging will be at home or the work place for those who do not have off street parking. Does the authority provide EV charging points for staff and visitors?

Yes / No or possibly

Over the next 24 months does the authority have plans to either introduce staff EV charging points or increase the current estate for this type of use?

Yes / No or possibly

Question 5
Does the council have its own fleet of vehicles?

Yes or No

If yes to Q5, are any of them electric or hybrid vehicles?

Yes or No

Question 6
If Q5 the answer was yes, when your current vehicles are due for renewal, will the authority automatically consider “ultra low vehicles” (75g or less of CO2 per kilometre from the tailpipe and are capable of a minimum 10 miles of zero-emission driving) as part of the selection criteria?

Yes or No

As part of the tender process for the supply of external services which will include an element of road transport, either direct or indirectly. Does the authority ensure “ultra low vehicles” will be used by the winning company where ever possible?

Yes or No

Question 7
If a planning authority, does the authority make it a condition for the development of new commercial properties to include the provision of EV charge points?

Yes or No

If no, is this likely to charge within the next 24 months?

Yes or No

If a planning authority, does the authority make it a condition of planning for the development of new private properties with communal parking to include the provision of EV charge points?

Yes or No

If no, is this likely to charge within the next 24 months?

Yes or No

If a planning authority, does the authority make it a condition of planning for the development of new private properties with off street parking to include the provision of EV charge points or at a minimum the provision of the power cable from the consumer unit to the intended parking area?

Yes or No

If no, is this likely to charge within the next 24 months?

Thank you for your support in our research

Yours faithfully,

John West

Information Governance, Cumbria County Council

Dear Mr West

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

REFERENCE: FOI 2016-0860

 

Thank you for your request for information regarding EV charge points,
which was received on 22 August 2016.

 

The council aims to provide you with the information within the statutory
timescale of 20 working days in this case the date is 20 September 2016. 
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Dear Mr West

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

REFERENCE: FOI 2016-0860

 

Cumbria County Council is not a residential planning authority, this is a
district council matter within Cumbria. The information you seek in
relation to Question 7 may therefore be held by the District/Borough
Councils. Please see:
[1]http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/council-democr...

 

Regards

 

Information Governance Team

Chief Executive’s Directorate

Cumbria County Council

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Fax: 01228 226706

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Dear Mr West

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

REFERENCE: FOI 2016-0860

 

Please see attached for a response to your request for information.

 

Yours sincerely

 

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Information Governance Team

Resources and Transformation

Cumbria County Council

Lonsdale Building · The Courts · Carlisle · Cumbria · CA3 8NA

E-mail: [2][Cumbria County Council request email]

Telephone: (01228) 221234

 

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