Decision details

Acceptance of Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Pilot Grant

Decision Maker: Cabinet member Infrastructure and transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enable Herefordshire Council to work alongside five Local Authorities as part of a consortium supported by Midlands Connect.



a) Herefordshire Council enters into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to participate in the consortium;


b) Herefordshire Council takes part in an procurement process led by Lincolnshire County Council seeking a delivery partner for the operation and expansion of electric vehicle (EV) charging point network across the five local authority areas;


c) The Interim Service Director Highways and Transport is authorised to sign the Memorandum of Understanding and contract award; and is authorised to take all operational decisions necessary to implement the above.

Alternative options considered:

Not to take part in the consortium bid or benefit from grant funding. This was rejected as the grant funding will support the delivery of on-street charge point locations across Herefordshire. The project will help to deliver on street chargepoint provision that otherwise may not be realised or would require other sources of (unidentified) capital investment.

Reason Key: Expenditure;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Danny Lenain, Principal Sustainability and Climate Change Officer Email:, Richard Vaughan, Sustainability & Climate Change Manager Email: Tel: 01432 260192.

Publication date: 14/03/2023

Date of decision: 14/03/2023

Effective from: 21/03/2023

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