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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-03401
Asked by: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party
Date lodged: 30 September 2021


To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the World Health Organization (WHO) publication, Global Air Quality Guidelines, on 22 September 2021, and what plans it has to set new targets to meet the new air pollution levels set out by WHO.

Current status: Answered by Mairi McAllan on 26 October 2021


The Scottish Government welcomes, and is in the process of carefully considering, the recommendations set out in this important publication. The case for making any changes to air quality targets in Scotland to reflect the new guidelines will be assessed and taken forward during implementation of the Cleaner Air for Scotland 2 strategy.