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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1012: tabled on 05 March 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the German Federal Administrative Court's decision that cities in Germany will be allowed to ban older diesel vehicles from some areas; recognises the polluting impact that diesel cars have on the environment; acknowledges diesel emissions contain nitrogen oxides which can cause respiratory disease and is an urban pollutant; further notes that cities across Europe are not meeting air quality standards; and calls on the Government to proactively support the production of electric cars.