The Minister's answer suggests that he has not read the report that was published this Monday by the cross-party Environmental Audit Committee, which states:
"Poor air quality reduces the life expectancy of everyone in the UK by an average of seven to eight months and up to 50,000 people a year may die prematurely because of it."
The Committee, which has nine Labour members, concluded unanimously that
"air quality is not seen as a priority across government and the UK is failing to meet a range of domestic and European targets".
Why have the Labour Government not got their act together after 13 years?
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