Diesel vehicles and cancer

Meeting: 
MQT on 2012-09-19
Session date: 
September 19, 2012
Reference: 
2012/2718
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

In answer to MQ 1894 / 2012 you advised that diesel cars have gone from 6.9% of London's fleet in 2000 to 21.7% in 2011. Given this % increase and the WHO's reclassification of the harmful effects of diesel, do you have any plans to restrict or reduce the number of diesel cars in London?

Answer

Answer for Diesel vehicles and cancer

Answer for Diesel vehicles and cancer

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Officers are drafting a response which will be sent shortly.

Response added 27/09/2012

Please see my answer to MQ 1994/ 2012 and oral MQ 2395/ 2012.