The Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality (WCRAQ) recently celebrated three years of air quality achievements, with a record attendance of more than 100 guests at its Annual Parliamentary Reception, held at the Houses of Parliament on January 9. The…
New date for the WCRAQ Annual Parliamentary Drinks Reception – January 9 2023
Due to the train strikes, we have postponed next week’s Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality Annual Parliamentary Drinks Reception on September 15. Barry Sheerman MP invites all members on January 9 2023, to the Terrace Pavillion at the Houses…
Ella’s Law introduced to House of Lords – a comment from Barry Sheerman MP
As Ella’s Law reaches the committee stage of the House of Lords, my personal air quality monitor reveals the high levels of air pollution within the Parliamentary estate itself, underlining the urgent need for action to clean up the country’s air for the benefit of everyone.
Ella’s Law is for everyone
A new bill aiming to restrict air pollution and enshrine the human right to clean air has had its second reading in the House of Lords.
Historic High Court ruling finds UK government’s climate strategy ‘unlawful’
In a landmark victory for climate justice, the High Court has ruled that the Government’s Net Zero Strategy breaches the Climate Change Act.
Environment Bill delayed again for at least six months
Environment Bill due to return to Parliament today on 26 January has been halted once again to the disappointment of campaigners and groups.
Barry Sheerman MP questions Parliament on Government’s strategy on road air quality
This week in Parliament, the leader of the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality, Barry Sheerman MP, questioned the Under-Secretary of State for Transport, Rachel Maclean, exactly how government are planning to tackle air pollution. Sheerman asked whether the government…