Dear Department for Transport,
Please provide the following information regards the vehicle used by the Prime Minister:-
1) as the vehicle in use namely a Jaguar XJ Sentinel supercharged 5.0 litre V8 model is not exempt from the congestion zone charges due to emissions how much per year is paid out to enter the zone or be in it each day.

2) as the vehicle in use namely a Jaguar XJ Sentinel supercharged 5.0 litre V8 model is a petrol based one, and given the drive to get people into vehicles not powered by a fossil fuel, what alternative are being considered for use within the time scales you want the public to use.

3) as the vehicle in use namely a Jaguar XJ Sentinel supercharged 5.0 litre V8 model is armoured is there a viable electric option for this vehicle in the current market and what are they, please provide documents that show this has and is being researched.

4) as this vehicle is NOT a crown vehicle what VED is paid each year

5) what is the total running costs for the vehicle each year including servicing and fuel

Yours faithfully,

Mark Bennett

FOI-ADVICE-TEAM-DFT, Department for Transport

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Dear Mr Bennett

 

Thank you for your request for information dated 22 August 2019. I have
been advised that the subject matter of your request falls within the
remit of the Metropolitan Police, as they are responsible for providing
transport for the Prime Minister. You should therefore direct your request
for information to this authority. For your information, a request for
information from the Metropolitan Police can be made via the following
portal:[1]https://www.met.police.uk/rqo/request/ri...

 

Kind regards

 

[2][IMG]          Deepak Patel 
Freedom of Information Adviser, Group Assurance 

4/32, Great Minster House
33 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 4DR        
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Dear FOI-ADVICE-TEAM-DFT,
So can I confirm this information which is in the public domain is incorrect them and the government depart mentioned has zero responsibility for the above mentioned vehicle?
" Prime Ministerial and ministerial limousines are operated and administered by the Government Car Service, an executive agency of the Department for Transport,"

Yours sincerely,

Mark Bennett

Andrew Gardner, Department for Transport

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Dear Mr Bennett,

 

Please find attached reply to your recent request.

 

Kind regards,

 

Andrew Gardner

 

Department for Transport

 

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