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EDM (Early Day Motion) 58: tabled on 23 May 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 24 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House believes that air pollution from burning diesel has a significant impact on health in the UK, causing thousands of premature deaths and reducing quality of life for many people; acknowledges that forthcoming legislation to tackle emissions, such as Clean Air Zones proposed by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, needs to look at all sources of diesel emissions; notes that auxiliary engines, such as transport refrigeration units, can emit many times more nitrogen oxides and particulate matter than a vehicle's primary engine; and calls for legislation to reflect this in order to protect people's health and help promote the uptake of clean alternatives.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.