Funding for thousands of electric car charge points unused by councils

OLEV issued a press release 12th January stating Ministers have written to local councils urging them to take up electric car charge-point funding.

Ministers Jesse Norman and Claire Perry have called for local authorities to do more to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle air quality after it emerged just 5 councils in the whole of the UK have taken advantage of an electric car scheme.

Government urges local authorities to take advantage of a £4.5million pot which could help people around the country join the electric car revolution

Also the Electric Vehicle Homecharge & Plug-in Car Grant schemes have been extended to help motorists make the switch to electric.

The full release can be read here