Why a 'green restart' transport plan may face further tests

A London council’s emergency transport plan, introduced to bring about a greener recovery for its streets after covid, can be put in place without an assessment of its wider air quality impacts, the High Court has ruled, but making it permanent is likely to require more scrutiny.

by Ned Westaway
Ned Westaway, barrister, Francis Taylor Building: It is easy to see how the 'act now, monitor later' approach could apply to other urgent policy changes such as climate change
Ned Westaway, barrister, Francis Taylor Building: It is easy to see how the 'act now, monitor later' approach could apply to other urgent policy changes such as climate change

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