Clause 2 - Environmental targets: particulate matter

Environment Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:53 pm on 26th January 2021.

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Amendment proposed: 25, page 2, line 24, leave out subsection (2) and insert—

“(2) The PM2.5 air quality target must—

(a) be less than or equal to 10µg/m3;

(b) follow World Health Organisation guidelines; and

(c) have an attainment deadline on or before 1 January 2030.” —(Ruth Jones.)

This amendment is intended to set parameters on the face of the Bill to ensure that the PM2.5 target will be at least as strict as the 2005 WHO guidelines, with an attainment deadline of 2030 at the latest.

Question put, That the amendment be made.

Division number 215 Environment Bill — Clause 2 - Environmental targets: particulate matter

Aye: 227 MPs

No: 354 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 227, Noes 354.

Question accordingly negatived.

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