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Question ref. S6W-02790
Asked by: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party
Date lodged: 8 September 2021


To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on ensuring greater adherence to the legally-binding air quality limit values that apply in the EU.

Current status: Answered by Mairi McAllan on 23 September 2021


The Scottish Government has made clear its commitment to maintain or exceed EU standards, including air quality limit values, following the UK's departure from the European Union (EU). This commitment includes ensuring that EU environmental principles continue to sit at the heart of environmental policy and law in Scotland.