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Air Quality

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:37 am on 22nd February 2018.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Labour/Co-operative, Huddersfield 10:37 am, 22nd February 2018

As chair of my party’s Back-Bench environment, food and rural affairs committee, may I say to the Minister that this is not good enough? We are talking about a national health emergency: according to recent estimates, a million people could probably die by 2040. The Minister must act now, with the manufacturers, with local authorities, and with everyone else.