Healthy Air Campaign consultation response: Draft plans to improve air quality in the UK – tackling nitrogen dioxide in our towns and cities
Healthy Air Campaign consultation response: Draft plans to improve air quality in the UK – tackling nitrogen dioxide in our towns and cities.
On Monday (12 October 2015), Paul Willis, Managing Director, Volkswagen Group UK and Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin will give evidence on Volkswagen Group emissions violations to the Transport Select Committee.
Friends of the Earth’s chief executive, Craig Bennett, has written to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin to confirm whether the UK government knew of attempts by the motor industry to cheat regulators prior to the scandal surrounding VW in the US.
Commenting on news that the UK Government is planning its own probe into vehicle emissions, Friends of the Earth’s head of campaigns Andrew Pendleton said: “The UK government’s commitment to investigate vehicle emissions testing following the VW scandal is welcome.