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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-13311: Fulton MacGregor (Coatbridge and Chryston)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 12 December 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the Minister for Transport and the Islands on 7 December 2017 (Official Report, c. 46), whether Coatbridge will be among the towns to be become low-emission zones by 2023 and, if so, (a) what support will be made available to residents, (b) how many diesel vehicles in the town will be affected and (c) what the estimated reduction in pollution levels in the town will be.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 5 January 2018

The Scottish Government have committed to undertaking a National Low Emission Framework appraisal of the Coatbridge Air Quality Management Area, in conjunction with North Lanarkshire Council, to determine if a Low Emission Zone is required by 2023.