Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone freight fund rejected by government


 

The government has rejected Greater Manchester’s request for a £116m support fund to help local businesses upgrade to compliant fleet vehicles. More than half of this total was to form a £59m Clean Freight Fund for helping local firms upgrade to compliant HGVs and vans. In a letter sent to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), which represents all 10 boroughs across the region, environment secretary Therese Coffey said she needed to see “fuller justification for each measure identified”. She […]