Scottish Government spending £5m on LEZ support

The Scottish Government is providing £5 million to re-open the Low Emission Zone Support Fund for 2023-24, offering cash incentives and Travel Better credits, if non-compliant vehicles are removed from Scotland’s roads. Administered by Energy Saving Trust, this programme is means-tested and offers help to those seen as most affected by the introduction of LEZs. […]

Scotland’s Transport Secretary “resolutely committed” to A9 dualling

Scotland’s Transport Secretary Màiri McAllan has again stressed that the country’s government remains “resolutely committed to dualling the A9 between Perth and Inverness”. The Inverness Courier has seen a letter to the A9 Dual Action Group campaigner Laura Hansler, in which she repeated her thanks to have been given the opportunity at The Inverness Courier […]

Scotland names new transport team as remit returns to cabinet

Scotland’s Transport portfolio is being restored as a Cabinet position as First Minister Humza Yousaf changed Màiri McAllan’s Cabinet Secretary remit to ‘Transport, Net Zero and Just Transition’. Alongside this change, former Cabinet Secretary Fiona Hyslop re-joins government as the new Minister for Transport. Ms Hyslop has previously held multiple ministerial roles, including responsibility for […]

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