Decision details

Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure for Taxi and Private Hires

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport has considered a report that identified that the availability of charging points was cited as a key barrier for businesses and individuals in switching to an electric vehicle and confirming that Greater Manchester had secured of £2.4m Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) funding to facilitate the rollout of no less than 30 dedicated Taxi charging points in locations that were highly favourable to both the Hackney and Private Hire trades.

 

The report identified potential site locations for dedicated taxi chargers ahead of engagement with the taxi trade.

 

The Cabinet Member for Sustainable Stockport then gave approval to the proposed site locations for dedicated taxi charging points, as detailed in Appendix 1 of the report, in advance of engagement with the Hackney and Private Hire trades.

Alternative options considered:

None.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None.

Decision Reference: CMDSS43

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Contact: Sue Stevenson, Services to Place Email: sue.stevenson@stockport.gov.uk Tel: 0161-474-4351.

Publication date: 13/10/2020

Date of decision: 07/10/2020

Effective from: 20/10/2020

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