Improving air quality


Terms of reference


1 Our inquiry

2 Health impacts

The health impacts of poor air quality

Putting health at the centre of air quality policy

Public health campaign

3 Clean air in law

Legal non-compliance

Enforcing air quality after leaving the European Union

New clean air legislation

4 Evaluating the Government’s approach to air quality

Overview of 2017 plan proposals

Adequacy of the latest plan

Improvements to monitoring and modelling

5 Improving delivery of the 2017 plan

Charging Clean Air Zones

Charging zones and mandation

Aligning Clean Air Zones with public transport and active travel goals

Avoiding displacement and maximising CAZ benefit

Charging zones and economic impacts

6 Funding clean air and supporting local authorities

Funding allocated

Adequacy of funding

Raising funds for air quality

Support for all local authorities

Low cost interventions

7 Joined up action

Joined up working

Current approach

Aligning carbon emissions with air quality targets

Health, transport and urban planning

Aligning Treasury policies with clean air objectives

Joined up oversight

8 Cleaner vehicles on our roads

Roadmap for the future

Making manufacturers produce clean cars

Encouraging ULEV uptake

Diesel scrappage

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

Published: 15 March 2018