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ULEZ – glaconservatives.co.uk

London’s emergency services struggling to comply with Mayor’s earlier ULEZ deadline

– Fire, ambulance and police services all say they will be affected by 2019 implementation – Met needs to replace 82 per cent of its fleet – all of its diesel vehicles – Fire brigade faced with paying daily charge on 52 non-compliant vehicles if deadline is brought forward – Ambulance service says it will have to bring forward vehicle replacement timeline London’s emergency services…

‘Clumsy’ ULEZ extension will not tackle worst-polluting areas despite costing £780million

– Extension will only improve air quality by an additional 10% – original ULEZ will see 51% reduction – Projected additional cost of £780million – £220 per household – Money could buy 2,600 hybrid buses for same impact on emissions – Report calls on Mayor to keep original ULEZ and suggests alternative additions The Mayor of London’s proposal to extend the ULEZ is a clumsy…

Scrutiny needed on Sadiq Khan's Ultra Low Emission Zone plans

These proposals need to be scrutinised to make sure they really make a difference to London’s environment. We all want to tackle NO2 emissions but most vehicles built after 2005 perform just as poorly as those built before so the cut-off date is meaningless. Small business owners and ‘white van drivers’ with older company vehicles will effectively be taxed for travelling into the capital to…

Congestion Charge should be scrapped if Ultra Low Emission Zone proceeds

Andrew Boff, Conservative London Assembly Member, will today call for the Congestion Charge to be scrapped if the Mayor’s proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone goes ahead. The proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) would be designed to reduce pollution by ensuring that vehicles driving within central London are zero or low emissions. It is likely to cover the same area as the Congestion Charge zone.…