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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-06145: Neil Bibby (West Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 12 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a breakdown of how the budget for its (a) sustainable and active travel and (b) Smarter Choices, Smarter Places initiatives was spent in 2015-16.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 24 January 2017

The total for Smarter Choices, Smarter Places is included in these figures and more information on the individual projects is available on the Paths for All website (Paths for All administer the programme): http://www.pathsforall.org.uk/scsp2015

Project

Spend

(£000)

Active Travel Infrastructure

10,000

Freight Grants

50

Low carbon vehicles, alternative and cleaner fuels

4,614

Providing interest free loans for low carbon vehicles.

Financial Transactions

Project

Spend

(£000)

Developing Car Clubs in Scotland Programme

396

Support for delivering the Cycling Action Plan for Scotland

3,809

Smarter Choices, Smarter Places

5,202

Energy Saving Trust, Transport Advice

755

Alternative Fuels and Cleaner Vehicles

353

Saving Trust, cycling behaviour change and training (such as Bikeability).

This supports several policy areas including the Smarter Choices, Smarter Places programme, low carbon transport advice from the Energy Saving Trust, cycling behaviour change and training (such as Bikeability).

SSAT Revenue

Project

Spend

(£000)

Active travel infrastructure

14,940

Please see the following tables for information on sustainable and active travel, which comes from several budget headings.

This budget supports walking and cycling infrastructure.

SSAT Capital

Please see the following tables for information on sustainable and active travel, which comes from several budget headings.