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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-21135: Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 22 January 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with Aberdeen City Council regarding the city's progress towards meeting its air quality targets.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 30 January 2019

Aberdeen City Council has produced an action plan containing a number of measures to improve air quality. The Scottish Government is working closely with the Council as it implements the measures contained in the plan and is providing practical and financial assistance to both monitor air quality and support delivery.

As announced in the 2017-18 Programme for Government, the Council will establish a Low Emission Zone in Aberdeen by 2020.