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Customer Request Details

01 November 2021

Q1. What is the total number of all forms of vehicular transport operated by the council in order for it to carry out its work on a daily basis, including owned, leased, hired or shared with other organisations?

 

Type

Number of vehicles

Cars

 

LCV (under 3.5tonnes)

 

MCV (3.5-7.5tonnes)

 

HGV (7.5tonnes+)

 

Minibuses (9-17seats)

 

Buses and coaches (17+seats)

 

Other (e-bikes, scooters, mopeds)

 

 

Q2. Based on the answers provided in Q1, how many vehicles are in each category:

 

Type

Petrol

Diesel

Plug-in hybrid

Pure electric

Other propulsion (e.g. LPG or hydrogen)

Cars

 

 

 

 

 

LCV (under 3.5tonnes)

 

 

 

 

 

MCV (3.5-7.5tonnes)

 

 

 

 

 

HGV

 

 

 

 

 

Minibuses (9-17seats)

 

 

 

 

 

Buses and coaches

 

 

 

 

 

Other (e-bikes, scooters, mopeds etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q3. For the vehicles that are electric, the charging predominantly takes place (please tick):

 

Type

In-house

Employees’ homes

Public charging point

N/A

Cars

 

 

 

 

LCV (under 3.5tonnes)

 

 

 

 

MCV (3.5-7.5tonnes)

 

 

 

 

HGV

 

 

 

 

Minibuses (9-17seats)

 

 

 

 

Buses and coaches

 

 

 

 

Other (e-bikes, scooters, mopeds etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q4. Assuming you have a net-zero transition strategy in place, as per guidance set out by government, please indicate at what stage within the vehicle transition process you are (tick the relevant boxes):

 

No strategy planned

 

Planned but not started

 

Business case and plan developed

 

Business case planned, developed and approved/signed off by cabinet or other authorising body

 

As above, with budgets approved and assigned

 

Implementation of plan due to start

 

Implementation of plan in progress

 

Implementation plan executed

 

Strategy/implementation plan abandoned

 

 

Q5. Has the strategy referred to in Q4 been developed:

 

In-house

 

With support of external consultancy and advice

 

Entirely outsourced planning and implementation

 

 

Q6. Based on the answers provided in Q2, what is the planned timeline within the strategy to transition groups of vehicles?

 

 

Already transitioned

2021-2025

2026-2030

2031-2035

2036-2040

After 2040

Cars

 

 

 

 

 

 

LCV (under 3.5tonnes)

 

 

 

 

 

 

MCV (3.5-7.5tonnes)

 

 

 

 

 

 

HGV (7.5tonnes+)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minibuses (9-17seats)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buses and coaches (17+seats)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other (e-bikes, scooters, mopeds)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



East Herts Council Response

29 November 2021

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

Q1. What is the total number of all forms of vehicular transport operated by the council in order for it to carry out its work on a daily basis, including owned, leased, hired or shared with other organisations?

 

Type

Number of vehicles

Cars

5

LCV (under 3.5tonnes)

10

MCV (3.5-7.5tonnes)

 

HGV (7.5tonnes+)

 

Minibuses (9-17seats)

 

Buses and coaches (17+seats)

 

Other (e-bikes, scooters, mopeds)

 

 

Q2. Based on the answers provided in Q1, how many vehicles are in each category:

 

Type

Petrol

Diesel

Plug-in hybrid

Pure electric

Other propulsion (e.g. LPG or hydrogen)

Cars

 

 

 

5

 

LCV (under 3.5tonnes)

 

10

 

 

 

MCV (3.5-7.5tonnes)

 

 

 

 

 

HGV

 

 

 

 

 

Minibuses (9-17seats)

 

 

 

 

 

Buses and coaches

 

 

 

 

 

Other (e-bikes, scooters, mopeds etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q3. For the vehicles that are electric, the charging predominantly takes place (please tick):

 

Type

In-house

Employees’ homes

Public charging point

N/A

Cars

2

 

3

 

LCV (under 3.5tonnes)

 

 

 

 

MCV (3.5-7.5tonnes)

 

 

 

 

HGV

 

 

 

 

Minibuses (9-17seats)

 

 

 

 

Buses and coaches

 

 

 

 

Other (e-bikes, scooters, mopeds etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Q4. Assuming you have a net-zero transition strategy in place, as per guidance set out by government, please indicate at what stage within the vehicle transition process you are (tick the relevant boxes):

 

No strategy planned

 

Planned but not started

 

Business case and plan developed

X

Business case planned, developed and approved/signed off by cabinet or other authorising body

 

As above, with budgets approved and assigned

 

Implementation of plan due to start

 

Implementation of plan in progress

 

Implementation plan executed

 

Strategy/implementation plan abandoned

 

 

Q5. Has the strategy referred to in Q4 been developed:

 

In-house

X

With support of external consultancy and advice

 

Entirely outsourced planning and implementation

 

 

Q6. Based on the answers provided in Q2, what is the planned timeline within the strategy to transition groups of vehicles?

 

 

Already transitioned

2021-2025

2026-2030

2031-2035

2036-2040

After 2040

Cars

 

X

 

 

 

 

LCV (under 3.5tonnes)

 

 

 

 

 

 

MCV (3.5-7.5tonnes)

 

 

 

 

 

 

HGV (7.5tonnes+)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minibuses (9-17seats)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buses and coaches (17+seats)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other (e-bikes, scooters, mopeds)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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