Air Quality (Diesel Emissions in Urban Centres) Bill 2016-17
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Commons 14 September, 2016 | 14.09.2016
This Bill is being prepared for publication.
Latest news on the Air Quality (Diesel Emissions in Urban Centres) Bill 2016-17
This Bill has been withdrawn and will not progress any further.
A motion for the bill’s second reading was moved on 17 November 2016, but was withdrawn at the end of the debate.
The Bill had its first reading on 15 September 2016 through the Ballot procedure.The second reading was expected on 18 November 2016 but was withdrawn.
If you require any further information about the Bill then please contact the sponsoring Member Geraint Davies.
Summary of the Air Quality (Diesel Emissions in Urban Centres) Bill 2016-17A Bill to make provision about urban air quality targets relating to diesel emissions; to require vehicle emissions targets and testing to reflect on-road driving conditions; to make the removal or disablement of pollution-reducing devices in vehicles a criminal offence; to provide powers for local authorities to establish low diesel emissions zones and pedestrian-only areas and to restrict the use of roads in urban centres by diesel vehicles; to promote the development of trams, buses and taxis powered by electricity or hydrogen in urban centres for the purpose of improving air quality; and for connected purposes.
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