It's been revealed that a charging point for electric cars - installed at a cost to taxpayers of 15 thousand pounds - has been used just four times in its first year of operation.
Despite that - and despite desperately low sales of electric cars - a further 300 thousand pounds of public funding has been announced today for a network of 49 more charging points across Kent. Is it a waste of money or a smart investment in a greener future?
John Ryall spoke to Eleanor McGrath from the Taxpayers' Alliance and Canterbury City Council chief executive Colin Carmichael.
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