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BEIS Committee Call for Evidence: Downstream Oil Resilience Bill

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee is undertaking pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft Downstream Oil Resilience Bill. 

Pre-legislative scrutiny is the detailed examination of an early draft of a bill that is done by a parliamentary select committee before the final version is drawn up by the Government. 

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OLEV: Transition to Zero

The government is seeking views on bringing forward the end to the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars and vans from 2040 to 2035, or earlier if a faster transition appears feasible.

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DfT: Electric vehicle chargepoints in residential and non-residential buildings

This consultation proposed to:

1. alter building regulations for new:

  • residential buildings to include requirements for electric vehicle chargepoints
  • non-residential buildings to include requirements for electric vehicle chargepoint infrastructure

2. introduce requirement for existing non-residential buildings to have electric vehicle chargepoints

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National Assembly for Wales Economy Infrastructure and Skills Committee: Electric Vehicle Charging in Wales

The National Assembly for Wales Economy Infrastructure and Skills committee has launched a call for written evidence to inform their inquiry on electric vehicle charging in Wales.

The call for evidence welcomes views on understanding the current charging infrastructure in Wales, how the infrastructure needs to develop, and whether the electricity grid is able to deal with a significant increase in electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

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DfT: E10 Petrol, Consumer Protection and Fuel Pump Labelling

The Department for Transport has launched a consultation which seeks feedback on:

  • proposals to ensure a continued supply of traditional E5 petrol for those motorists who will need it
  • a call for evidence on whether and how best to introduce E10 petrol
  • proposals to implement new fuel labelling as required by the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive
  • plans to change the consumer message that must accompany the sale of E10
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House of Commons Business Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee: Electric Vehicles: Developing the Market and Infrastructure inquiry

The House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee have launched a call for evidence to inform their inquiry into developing the electric vehicles market and infrastructure. The inquiry looks into how do charging infrastructure requirements differ for alternative types of vehicle, journey, and user; and how should new infrastructure for electric vehicles and associated grid reinforcements be sustainably funded.

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