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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5O-00877: Johann Lamont (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 12 April 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to support the introduction of hybrid and electric buses in Glasgow.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 19 April 2017

In addition through the Bus Service Operators Grant, operators receive an additional 10.1p/km on top of the 14.4 p/km base rate for low emission buses.

The Scottish Green Bus Fund (SGBF) is helping our bus industry invest in the latest emission reducing technology and is another clear indication of the Government's commitment to Scotland's bus industry. Round seven of the fund was launched on 7 April 2017 with a budget of £3 million.