To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the total annual cost to public health expenditure of current air pollution levels in (a) England and (b) the UK.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
21 June 2022
The UK Health Security Agency estimates that between 2017 and 2025, the total cost to the National Health Service and social care from air pollution in England will be £1.60 billion for fine particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide combined. No recent estimate of the annual cost to public health expenditure of current air pollution levels in the United Kingdom has been made.
Department of Health and Social Care
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