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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-21481: Neil Bibby (West Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 7 February 2019

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5F-03037 by John Swinney on 7 February 2019 (Official Report, c. 9), how many public transport timetable changes would be required in travel-to-work areas to ensure that (a) 50, (b) 60, (c) 70, (d) 80, (e) 90 and (f)100% of employees could travel to work without use of a private car in less than (i) one hour, (ii) two hours and (iii) three hours.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 8 March 2019

The Workplace Parking Levy will be a discretionary power for local authorities and it would depend on how the scheme is introduced at a local level by a local authority should it choose to use these discretionary powers.