The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs has published on 5th of May 2017 the Consultation outcome on Implementation of Clean Air Zones in England.
The Department received 204 responses to this consultation. The results of this consultation have informed the government’s final Clean Air Zone Framework (the principles which Local Authorities should follow when setting up clean air zones).
The Consultation sought views on the implementation of Clean Air Zones in England. The framework set out how Clean Air Zones should be implemented in England.
This document provides a summary of responses to the government’s consultation on the draft Clean Air Zone Framework, which sets out how Clean Air Zones should be implemented, the draft secondary legislation mandating the implementation of Clean Air Zones and the associated Impact Assessment. The consultation ran from 13 October to 9 December 2016 and applied to England only.
The aim of this document is to provide a summary of the responses received. It does not offer a detailed opinion on the comments received.
Common themes that came out of the responses are: private cars, timescales, number of clean air zones and additional national measures.
For further information consult the official document of Summary of responses to the government’s consultation on the implementation of Clean Air Zones in England.
Consultation outcome – Implementation of Clean Air Zones in England, published on the Government webpage on 5th of May 2017.