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Brent Air Quality Action Plan

Meeting: 13/11/2017 - Cabinet (Item 10)

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The Brent Air Quality Action Plan (2017 – 2022) outlines twenty broad measures the council will undertake to reduce levels of two key air pollutants, nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter, known to be harmful to health. The target date for publication of the plan is 30th November 2017. The new plan will supersede the previous Air Quality Action Plan. Work is currently being undertaken to provide detailed implementation plans outlining how each measure will be delivered. The purpose of this report is to seek approval of the action plan measures.

 

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

10.1    The Air Quality Action Plan (2017 – 2022) measures be noted; and

 

10.2    The measures be published as final.

Minutes:

Councillor Ellie Southwood, Cabinet Member for Environment, introduced the report and The Brent Air Quality Action Plan (2017 – 2022) which, she stated, outlines twenty broad measures the council will undertake to reduce levels of two key air pollutants, nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter, known to be harmful to health.

 

Councillor Southwood stated that consultation on the draft Air Quality Action Plan (2017 – 2022) was agreed by Cabinet on 16 December 2016. Since then the action plan has been subject to extensive public consultation and 478 members of our community responded.  Feedback from the consultation was used to adjust the plan where appropriate.

 

The target date for publication of the plan is 30th November 2017. The new plan will supersede the previous Air Quality Action Plan. Work is currently being undertaken to provide detailed implementation plans outlining how each measure will be delivered.

 

Councillor Southwood stated that the purpose of this report is to seek approval of the action plan measures. Councillors Hirani, Miller, Tatler and McLennan welcomed the report and action plan.

 

RESOLVED:

 

10.1    The Air Quality Action Plan (2017 – 2022) measures be noted; and

 

10.2    The measures be published as final.