Charging polluting private cars to enter CAZs offers greater economic benefits


Clean air zones could deliver £6.5bn of economic returns but only if polluting private cars are banned and the government boosts its funding for the schemes, according to research commissioned by a group of council leaders. An analysis carried out by financial consultants CEPA on behalf of UK100, which represent 14 mayors and city leaders, found that a Class D CAZ – the only option to include polluting private cars – could see up to £4.30 returned for every £1 invested […]