Government tells Leeds to think again over plans to aid hauliers affected by clean air zone

Leeds City Hall

The government has told Leeds City Council to resubmit its bid for a clean air zone (CAZ) after rejecting a request for £27m to help hauliers upgrade their non-compliant vehicles. Leeds had asked the government for a total of £40m to fund its CAZ of which £27m was earmarked to help local businesses upgrade their non-compliant fleets ahead of the introduction of the zone in January 2020. Around £13m of the £27m funding pot had been promised to the HGV […]