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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-05580
Asked by: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party
Date lodged: 7 January 2022


To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with COSLA regarding the use of local authority powers to tackle vehicle idling.

Current status: Answered by Mairi McAllan on 31 January 2022


The Scottish Government regularly engages with COSLA on air quality matters. However there have been no recent discussions on the specific issue of local authority powers to tackle vehicle idling, as the authorities themselves are best placed to make decisions on implementation.