The health benefits from London’s Low Emission Zone have failed to materialise because levels of harmful particles have not changed, an influential group of MPs has been told. Dr Ian Mudway, an expert in respiratory toxicology at Kings College London, told the environmental audit committee that his team were analysing data to see if the capital’s LEZ had reduced emissions affecting children’s allergic respiratory health. He said: “We are analysing the data now to see whether there’s been a step […]
The FTA has warned that a proposed low emission zone for Birmingham, along with a road user charging scheme, lorry restrictions and greater implementation of consolidation centres put forward by the city council, could have a damaging effect on freight deliveries in and around the city.
London mayoral candidate Diane Abbott has called for the introduction of an ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) in the capital by 2018, two years ahead of plans proposed by current mayor Boris Johnson.