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E-scooter sales will require approval, Shapps tells MPs

Transport secretary indicates legislation on electric scooter sales and regulation of pedicabs will be in Queen's Speech

Mark Moran
28 April 2022
Grant Shapps addresses the Transport Committee
Grant Shapps addresses the Transport Committee


The government could allow the sale of electric scooters that can be used on roads in England, transport secretary Grant Shapps has told the House of Commons Transport Committee.

Legislation enabling retailers to sell approved e-scooters could be introduced in the Queen’s Speech on 10 May.

Despite being only legal for use on private land, e-scooters bought by members of the public are currently being used illegally on streets and pavements.

“I want to crack down on the private...

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