Manchester CAZ called into question after Johnson calls it “completely unworkable”


 

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has dealt a blow to Manchester’s Clean Air Zone plans, calling the scheme “completely unworkable”. The attack came after he was asked by James Grundy, Conservative MP for Leigh whether he would intervene in the proposals. Speaking in the House of Commons, Grundy slammed the scheme as “a congestion charge affecting all 500 square miles of Greater Manchester, including my constituents in Leigh”, adding that it is “a job-destroying tax on ordinary workers”. Grundy said: “We […]