Millions living in areas with illegally high levels of air pollution, Labour study finds

MS - 29 December 2018

MILLIONS of people in England are living in areas that breach legal air quality limits, Labour analysis published today finds.

Labour found that more than 33 million people in England lived in areas which breached legal air quality limits in 2016.

London had the highest percentage of people living in areas which breached limits, with 32 out of 33 London boroughs exceeding legal air quality limits.... See more

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