Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Improving air quality

Inquiry status: open

The deadline for written submissions was 5pm on Thursday 9 November.

Scope of the inquiry

MP's from four select committees have combined forces to relaunch an unprecedented joint inquiry on air quality to scrutinise cross-government plans to tackle pollution hotspots.

The Environment Food and Rural Affairs, Environmental Audit Committee, Health, and Transport Committees call for evidence on how effective the Government’s plans are for tackling the health and environmental impacts of outdoor air pollution.

Terms of reference: Improving air quality

Latest evidence

  • 30 Nov 2017 - Joint inquiry into improving air quality - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF346 KB) HC 433 | Published 01 Dec 2017

    Evidence given by Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Andrew Jones MP, Exchequer Secretary, HM Treasury, Marcus Jones MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government, Jesse Norman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Transport

  • 23 Nov 2017 - Joint inquiry into improving air quality - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF365 KB) HC 433 | Published 23 Nov 2017

    Evidence given by Alan Andrews, Lawyer, ClientEarth, Professor Stephen Holgate, Medical Research Council Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology, University of Southampton, Martin Adams, Head of Air Pollution, Transport and Noise Group, European Environment Agency, Rt Hon Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, Councillor Adele Morris, Deputy Chair of the LGA Environment, Economy, Housing and Transport Board, Local Government Association

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