Non-charging Manchester CAZ still on the table as DEFRA grants review of scheme


 

Plans to make Manchester’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) a non-charging scheme are still on the table, following the government’s decision to delay it. Defra has granted Greater Manchester Councils Authority (GMCA) a delay to the scheme, which was due to launch on 30 May this year, so new plans can be drawn up. The delay followed an impassioned plea by Mayor Andy Burnham, who argued that, in the light of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on residents and businesses, […]