Responding to the Spring Statement, Nick Bowes, Chief Executive at think tank Centre for London said:
“London has by far the lowest car ownership in the country and highest proportion of households that rent, so cuts to fuel duty and support for homeowners on green energy will benefit London less than the rest of the country.”ENDS Notes to Editors
- Data from Trust for London: As of 2020, the percentage of London households in either private or social-rented accommodation stands at 47.3 per cent.
- As of 2020, 56 per cent of London households own at least one vehicle. The figure stands at 80 per cent across the rest of England.
- Centre for London is the capital’s dedicated think tank. Our mission is to develop new solutions to London’s critical challenges and advocate for a fair and prosperous global city.