National Assembly for Wales

NDM6733 - Member Debates

Tabled on 24/05/2018 For debate on 20/06/2018

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

1. Notes:

a) that 21 June is clean air day;

b) the damaging impact of air pollution on our health - Public Health Wales figures show air pollution causes 2,000 deaths a year which is 6 percent of Wales's total deaths; and

c) that NO2 and particulate matter must both be dealt with in order to combat air pollution.

2. Calls on the Welsh Government to tackle persistent air pollution and introduce clean air zones to change behaviour and improve the health of citizens.

Supporters

Lee Waters
Lee Waters Llanelli
Supported on: 05/06/2018
Rhun ap Iorwerth
Rhun ap Iorwerth Ynys Môn
Supported on: 06/06/2018
Sian Gwenllian
Sian Gwenllian Arfon
Supported on: 06/06/2018
Vikki Howells
Vikki Howells Cynon Valley
Supported on: 06/06/2018

Amendments

NDM6733 - 1 Tabled on 14/06/2018

In point 2, delete ‘and introduce clean air zones to change behaviour and’ and replace with ‘by introducing cleaner transport alternatives and tackling industrial pollution in order to’.

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