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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1407: tabled on 15 June 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises Clean Air Week which begins on 18 June 2018; notes the damaging impact of air pollution on people’s health; further notes Public Health Wales figures show that air pollution causes 2,000 deaths a year, six per cent of Wales' total number of annual deaths; believes that nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter must both be dealt with in order to combat air pollution; welcomes the work of a coalition of charities and groups Healthy Air Cymru; calls on the Government to phase out the sale of diesel and petrol only vehicles by 2030 and give support for transition, to ensure a fair share of Vehicle Excise Duty and fuel duty income come to Wales to be spent on alternative transport options that improve air quality; and calls on all governments to ensure real world emissions testing for all vehicles.