Manchester CAZ plans under a cloud amid fears over impact on local businesses


Plans to roll out Manchester’s clean air zone (CAZ) are in doubt after the city’s mayor put out a statement expressing concerns about the impact on businesses. The CAZ was due to be launched on 30 May, with an ambition to bring down nitrogen dioxide (NO2) levels on local roads to within legal limits. But mayor Andy Burnham said that while the government had provided £120m of financial support, it had so far failed to agree to a request for […]