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Air Pollution: EU Law

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 66372, tabled on 2 March 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government plans to retain the air quality targets contained in the 2008 Ambient Air Quality Directive after the UK has left the EU.

Answered on

8 March 2017

The Ambient Air Quality Directive (including its limit values and target values) was transposed into law in England through the Air Quality Standards Regulations 2010. There are no plans to change the limit values and target values in the Regulations.