Air quality Contents


Terms of Reference


1 Our inquiry

2 Strategy for improving air quality

Air quality problems

Health impacts

Environmental impacts

Joining up government action

Defra’s air quality strategy

Cost-benefit analysis

Reinvigorating government policy

3 Defra’s nitrogen dioxide plans

Clean Air Zones

Views of Defra’s NO₂ plans

Funding for local action

4 Vehicle emissions testing

EU emissions tests

Impact of EU test inaccuracies on Defra plans

Dieselgate: Volkswagen ‘defeat devices’

5 New road transport technologies

Shipping emissions

6 Tackling air pollution from agriculture

Regulation of emissions

Use of best practice

Greenhouse gas emissions


7 Taking action forward

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex: Key air pollutants

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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25 April 2016