Thomas Tugendhat

Minister of State (Home Office) (Security)

Former Conservative MP for Tonbridge and Malling

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Air Quality

There have been votes in Parliament on targets for the levels of particulate matter in the air.

Thomas Tugendhat consistently voted against improving air quality

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Major votes

  • On 20 Oct 2021: Thomas Tugendhat voted not to require a target for particulate matter under 2.5 micrometres in diameter in the air to be set at a level of less ten micrograms per cubic meter, to be in-line with World Health Organisation guidelines and to be met by 2030 at the latest. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2021: Thomas Tugendhat voted not to require interim targets for environmental matters to be met. Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2021: Thomas Tugendhat voted to exempt national security and defence as well as taxation and spending from those policy areas where ministers would be required to have due regard to environmental policy. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2021: Thomas Tugendhat voted not to require public authorities to act in accordance with the following principles in relation to the environment: preventative action to avert damage; the precautionary principle; rectifying damage at source and "polluter pays". Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2021: Thomas Tugendhat voted not to require a target for particulate matter under 2.5 micrometres in diameter in the air to be set at a level of less ten micrograms per cubic meter, to be in-line with World Health Organisation guidelines and to be met by 2030 at the latest. Show vote

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