Large Logistics Parks (Transport Infrastructure)

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 11:14 am on 7th December 2016.

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Photo of Yvonne Fovargue Yvonne Fovargue Labour, Makerfield 11:14 am, 7th December 2016

Does the Minister also take into account the effects on air quality of these large logistic parks and the vehicle movements? For example, in Greater Manchester we have already failed to meet our air quality objectives on a number of occasions. The new logistics parks will increase the standing traffic and will therefore have an effect on the local community’s air quality.