Public Policy

May 10, 2017

Clearing the air: How the UK aims to tackle air pollution


Already, the UK air quality policymaking landscape is characterised by a lack of clarity about the roles and responsibilities of central, devolved and local government alongside varying views on how the UK should tackle the issue.

This was further complicated by developments last week which saw the long-awaited publication of the Government’s Draft Air Quality Plan which puts in writing the UK Government’s approach for bringing the UK in line with legal EU nitrogen dioxide limits, as well as the election of six new Mayors with powers over transport – each with differing approaches towards air quality.

Instinctif Partners have mapped out the key outputs from both. To view the large pdf version, please click here.

UK air quality policy landscape May 2017