Family of girl whose death was linked to air pollution win right to seek new inquest

The prospect of air pollution being formally blamed for an individual death for the first time in the UK has moved a step closer after the government’s chief lawyer announced that the family of a nine-year-old London schoolgirl who died of an asthma attack have won the right to seek a new inquest

Ella Kissi-Debrah
Ella Kissi-Debrah died in hospital in 2013, following a severe asthma attack

The prospect of air pollution being formally blamed for an individual death for the first time in the UK has moved a step closer after the government’s chief lawyer announced

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