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Group 3, which is on low-emission zone exemptions, is a small group. I am happy to support amendments 43 and 44.
As I said earlier, the purpose of a zone is to restrict entry into it. Basically, a motorist will be restricted from entering a zone if their vehicle does not meet the specified emissions standards. However, I think that certain vehicles should be allowed to enter LEZs, if they have to. Amendment 136, which is short and simple, states that vehicles that are being used
“for police purposes ... for ambulance purposes” or for
should be allowed to enter a zone if they require to do so, and should not be subjected to fines and/or penalties. That seems to be common sense. There is not much more to say than that.
I move amendment 136.