FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

01 August 2018

Freedom of InfoRmation Questions

 

Question 1: Please state the name of the Authority? [__________]

 

Question 2: Please state approx Population in your district? [__________]

 

Question 3: Do you currently have any public on street/ car park electric charging points in your district? [YES or NO, If so how many?__________]

 

Question 4: Do you have any Air Quality Management Areas (AQMA) designated? [YES or NO, if yes please state how many?______]

 

Question 5: Have you received any funding or grants to install Electric Vehicle Charging Points? [YES or NO]

 

Question 6: Does your Authority have a current policy for electric vehicle charging points and associated infrastructure? [YES or NO]

 

Question 7: If electrical charging points are installed in your District, are these used on a regular basis? [Please comment if known? _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________]

 

Question 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_____________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________]

 

Question 9: Do you believe that more incentives should be introduced from central government to attract more consumers to buy electric vehicles? [YES or NO]

 

Question 10: What incentives do you believe will attract more consumers to buy electric vehicles? Please Comment:__________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________



East Herts Council Response

06 August 2018

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

Question 1: Please state the name of the Authority? [Eastherts Council]

 

Question 2: Please state approx Population in your district? [approximately 125,000]

 

Question 3: Do you currently have any public on street/ car park electric charging points in your district? On street charging is part of the remit of Hertfordshire county council we do not hold this information.

 

Question 4: Do you have any Air Quality Management Areas (AQMA) designated? [YES  three as detailed here. https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/airquality]

 

Question 5: Have you received any funding or grants to install Electric Vehicle Charging Points?No

 

Question 6: Does your Authority have a current policy for electric vehicle charging points and associated infrastructure? There is no official policy but we will be  working with the county council who have responsibility for highways on future developments.

 

Question 7: If electrical charging points are installed in your District, are these used on a regular basis? [Charging points in our car park are regularly in use]

 

Question 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?

N/A

Question 9: Do you believe that more incentives should be introduced from central government to attract more consumers to buy electric vehicles? [This calls for speculation and is outside the scope of the FOIA]

 

Question 10: What incentives do you believe will attract more consumers to buy electric vehicles? Please Comment: This calls for speculation and is outside the scope of the FOIA

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

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Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 01625 545 700

https://ico.org.uk/

 

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.