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star this property date less than 2017-02-07more like thismore than 2017-02-07
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Pollution: Death more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to reduce the number of premature deaths attributed to particulate air pollution; and what assessment she has made of the implications for her Department's policies of Public Health England's report, Estimating local mortality burdens associated with particulate air pollution. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 63494 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-02-14more like thismore than 2017-02-14
star this property answer text <p>The Government have committed more than £2 billion since 2011 to reduce transport emissions and the Autumn Statement provided a further £290 million to support greener transport.</p><p> </p><p>We are developing the Air Pollution Action Plan. This is to tackle the five main pollutants: sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, non-methane volatile organic compounds, ammonia and fine particulate matter. The UK has agreed legally binding national ceilings for emissions of these pollutants by 2020 and 2030.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2017-02-14T11:18:38.077Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-14T11:18:38.077Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake remove filter
691878
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-02-20more like thismore than 2017-02-20
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Pollution: EU Law more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when she plans for the UK to be compliant with the 2008 Ambient Air Quality Directive. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 64339 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-02-27more like thismore than 2017-02-27
star this property answer text <p>The UK is meeting limit values for all pollutants covered by the Ambient Air Quality Directive other than those for nitrogen dioxide (NO<sub>2</sub>). We will continue to do more, especially to reduce levels of NO<sub>2</sub>.</p><p> </p><p>The Government will set out further measures this year, including consulting on a revised air quality plan on NO<sub>2</sub> by 24 April 2017 and publishing a final plan by 31 July 2017. The plan will set out the measures that will ensure the UK is compliant in the shortest time possible.</p><p> </p><p>In parallel, we are working to implement Clean Air Zones as quickly as possible. We are working closely with local authorities on the detailed design of the zones.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2017-02-27T11:13:01.497Zmore like thismore than 2017-02-27T11:13:01.497Z
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4098
star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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732594
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-26more like thismore than 2017-06-26
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Large Goods Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether emissions from a transport refrigeration unit count towards a heavy goods vehicle's compliance with Euro VI standards when entering a charging Clean Air Zone. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 1101 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-07-04
star this property answer text <p>Emissions from transport refrigeration units are not included within the European emission standards used for assessing compliance for free entry to charging Clean Air Zones.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Guidance on the operation of Clean Air Zones in England is set out in a Framework published on 5 May this year available at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/air-quality-clean-air-zone-framework-for-england" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/air-quality-clean-air-zone-framework-for-england</a>. The Framework encourages local authorities to work with business to reduce pollutant emissions from vehicles, including encouraging the upgrade of refrigeration units on cold chain vehicles to the least polluting options.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The UK Government has been actively involved in developing new legislation for non-road mobile machinery at a European level that covers transport refrigeration units. The new regulation has recently come into effect and has widened the scope such that any new transport refrigeration unit powered by a combustion engine will be subject to strict new emissions limits from 2019.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2017-07-04T10:18:20.933Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-04T10:18:20.933Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake remove filter