Registered electric and hybrid cars and vans- (FOI)
Registered electric and hybrid cars and vans- (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 16 November 2021.
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Please could I have the statistics for the number of electric and hybrid cars that were registered in Jersey in 2020 and for the period of 2020 to the current date.
Please could I have the statistics for the number of electric and hybrid vans that were registered in Jersey in 2018 to 2020 and for the period of 2020 to the current date.
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The information you have requested is exempt under Article 23 (Accessible by other means) and Article 36 (Information intended for future publication) of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011.
The Government of Jersey have committed to publish vehicle registration details quarterly on open data (Welcome - Government of Jersey Open Data).
Information up to 30 September 2021 can currently be accessed using the following link.
All Vehicles Registered in Jersey - Vehicle Registrations to end of September 2021.csv - Government of Jersey Open Data
Once downloaded, the whole spreadsheet can be filtered to allow the extraction of the specific information required eg cars registered for a specific period by fuel type.
Registration details up to 30 December are due to be uploaded in January 2022. You will be able to access this and any future updates by using the search term ‘Registered Vehicles’ on the open data home page.
Article 23 – Information accessible by other means
(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.
(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.
Article 36 - Information intended for future publication
(1) Information is qualified exempt information if, at the time when the request for the information is made, the information is being held by a public authority with a view to its being published within 12 weeks of the date of the request.
(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant –
(a) of the date when the information will be published;
(b) of the manner in which it will be published; and
(c) by whom it will be published.