The government’s latest Air Quality Plan is set to receive “unprecedented scrutiny” from a cross party team of MPs. The Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Environmental Audit Committee, Health Committee, and Transport Committee have joined forces to examine the government’s new Air Quality Plan. The plan was launched in July this year after the government’s original plans were criticised and found to be inadequate in a UK court. The Improving Air Quality Inquiry will examine whether the revised plan […]
The government must change tack and stop penalising the road transport industry over emissions while allowing car owners to get off scot-free, according to the FTA.
Consumption of road transport fuels fell fractionally during 2012, latest statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have shown. A 5.4% fall in petrol sales over the year being almost entirely offset by a 2.36% rise in diesel sales, according to DECC.