Introduce legal targets for air quality
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Conservative Party Manifesto 2019, p.43
...and introduce our own legal targets, including for air quality.
- This is a promise to write targets around air quality into UK law.
- The wide-ranging Environment Bill, currently progressing through Parliament, “introduces a duty on the government to set at least two air quality targets by October 2022”.
- The process of setting legal targets for air quality is far from complete, but the preliminary legislation (the Environment Bill) is under way, so this policy is ‘in progress’.
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