§ Mr. Peter Duncan
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many grants in respect of LPG conversions of motor vehicles have been given in each of the last five years. 
§ Mr. Jamieson
I have been asked to reply.
The table gives the number of LPG vehicles benefiting from PowerShift grants in the last five years.279W
Financial year Number of LPG vehicles receiving Powershift grants 1997–98 195 1998–99 637 1999–2000 1,674 2000–01 4,246 2001–02 3,967