Air Quality (Diesel Emissions in Urban Centres) Bill 2015-16
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 23 February, 2016 | 23.02.2016
|Bill 138 2015-16, as introduced | PDF version, 83KB||02.03.2016|
Latest news on the Air Quality (Diesel Emissions in Urban Centres) Bill 2015-16
The 2015-16 session of Parliament has ended and this Bill will make no further progress
This Bill was introduced to Parliament on 23 February 2016 under the Ten Minute Rule. This allows an MP to make his or her case for a new bill in a speech lasting up to ten minutes. An opposing speech may also be made before the House decides whether or not the bill should be introduced. If the MP is successful the bill is taken to have had its first reading.
Summary of the Air Quality (Diesel Emissions in Urban Centres) Bill 2015-16A Bill to make provision about urban air quality targets; to require vehicle emissions targets and testing to reflect on-road driving conditions; to provide powers for local authorities to establish low diesel emissions zones and pedestrian-only areas; to restrict the use of roads in urban centres by diesel vehicles; to make provision about the promotion of the development of electric tram systems and buses and taxis powered by liquefied petroleum gas in urban centres; and for connected purposes.
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