Minister launches environment initiative at The Big Lemon

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Minister launches initiative at The Big Lemon

The Minister for the Future of Transport, George Freeman MP, visited The Big Lemon in Brighton to launch the ‘Clean Start to 2020’ Go Ultra Low initiative.

The Minister rode on one of The Big Lemon’s electric buses, visited the depot, met the team, and was “very keen” to see the electric charging systems and solar roof.

Minister for the Future of Transport, George Freeman, says: “From Brighton to Blackpool and Blyth, the bus sector needs innovative new entrants like this. That’s why we are supporting innovation in the bus sector through a £220 million funding boost for bus services across the country to drive growth across this vital sector.”

Founder and CEO, Tom Druitt, says: “The highlight for me was discussing with the Minister how the government can create the right environment for innovative, community-based and low-carbon transport projects to thrive.”