Mayor Sadiq urges government to give him the tools to tackle construction pollution

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Mayor Sadiq urges government to give him the tools to tackle construction pollution

Mayor claims new powers needed to tackle the 50 per cent of London air pollution that is not generated by road transport

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has today announced he has written to Environment Secretary Michael Gove to request additional powers and a more co-ordinated approach to tackle air pollution from non-road...

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