Decision details

Electric Vehicle Strategy (CAB07(19/20))

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Under the Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill, the government has announced plans to ban new petrol and diesel cars by 2040 and the Office for Low Emission Vehicles aims for all vehicles to be low-emission by 2050. 


The County Council needs to start preparing for this transition so that residents and businesses are able to take advantage of the opportunities on offer.


This strategy will set out the County Council’s vision for electric vehicles across the county and the interventions to deliver this vision.


The strategy has been developed with guidance from a cross-party Members’ Executive Task and Finish Group.


The Cabinet Member for Environment will be asked to approve the Electric Vehicle Strategy.



Cabinet considered a report by Acting Executive Director Place Services.


Cabinet approved the Electric Vehicle Strategy for the period of 2019 – 2030, attached as Appendix 2.


The call-in deadline is 12 December 2019

Publication date: 03/12/2019

Date of decision: 03/12/2019

Decided at meeting: 03/12/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/12/2019

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