A response has been received from Prime Minister Theresa May to the letter signed by nearly 300 doctors and other health professionals in February 2017, which called for action on diesel-related air pollution. In her response she recognises that diesel is a significant contributor to air pollution, and describes some of the ongoing initiatives to address air pollution at national and local levels.

Received 13 March 2017:

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Links to Doctors Against Diesel website and facebook.


Alice Munro

Climate, Energy & Health Project Manager at Medact
Alice manages Medact’s Climate, Energy and Health projects: including collating and sharing evidence regarding the health impacts of hydraulic fracturing, co-ordinating campaign work on divestment of the health sector, and developing work to examine the health benefits of re-investment in low-carbon energy.

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