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Air Pollution

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 205423, tabled on 4 January 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he expects Public Health England to publish its report on the effectiveness of different interventions to reduce air pollution.

Answered on

11 January 2019

The Department commissioned Public Health England (PHE) to review the effectiveness of local interventions to reduce air pollution. In turn, PHE commissioned five rapid evidence reviews on interventions in transport, agriculture, industry, planning and behaviours. After reviewing these reports PHE then drafted an overarching report which is currently being finalised with the intention of publishing in 2019.