The Government has backtracked on plans which would have required every shop, office or factory in England, including new and existing non-residential buildings, to have at least one electric car charger installed if they have a car park for 20 cars or more.
But the Department for Transport (DfT) has now said it will only be compulsory for new or refurbished commercial premises.
Because businesses looked at the plans, at the potential cost, and responded with one voice:Any competent Conservative government would have factored in this before announcing it.
According to a response to a consultation the DfT has said the move comes after fears over the costs for businesses.
What a shame we don't appear to have one of those...