New Manchester CAZ scheme to be launched no later than 2026, says government


 

The government has agreed to a plea by Manchester mayor Andy Burnham (pictured) to lift the direction on the 10 local authorities to bring illegal levels of pollution to within legal limits by 2024 in order for a revised Clean Air Zone scheme to be developed. A spokesman for Transport for Greater Manchester also rejected reports that the government is to delay the launch of the scheme by a month to the beginning of July. “It has been agreed that […]