There is now strong evidence that air pollution causes damage to the lungs and leads to many premature deaths.
The EU sets legal limits on air pollution but the UK government is avoiding the issue despite the fact that there are many city areas which are in breach of the regulations.
Sadiq Khan has today revealed that Boris Johnson has been hiding an alarming report on the number of London schools that are in highly polluted zones.
Here's a website that summarises the problem:
Here's an American article on the effects on pregnant women, babies and children:
Many of us have grandchildren living in polluted areas - or maybe they have to travel to school along polluted roads. What would you like the government (and the new Mayor) to do to address this issue?
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