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.
Supreme Court orders Government to take “immediate action” on air pollution - Manchester Friends of the Earth reaction
The Supreme Court today (Wednesday 29th April 2015) ordered the UK Government to develop a new plan to urgently tackle illegal levels of air pollution. (1)
The Supreme Court is being asked today (Thursday 16 April 2015) to order the UK Government to develop a new plan to urgently tackle illegal levels of air pollution. (1)
Manchester Friends of the Earth are inviting people in Greater Manchester to join in with a Bike Friday cycle ride this Friday (27th March) and help improve the cycling experience on one of Manchester’s busiest cycle routes. (1)
Love Your Bike, the cycling advocacy campaign co-ordinated by Manchester Friends of the Earth, has launched a survey to gather the experiences of people who have cycled alongside, close to or across Metrolink tram tracks 
Manchester Friends of the Earth are inviting people in Greater Manchester to join in with a Bike Friday cycle ride on Friday 27 February and help map the cycling experience in Manchester. (1)