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White Paper on a Clean Air (Wales) Bill

 

1. Do you agree with the proposal to create a requirement within the Bill for a Welsh Clean Air Plan or Strategy to be reviewed and published at least every 5 years? If not, please provide details

 

2. Do you agree with the proposed timescales for the review of the Clean Air Plan or Strategy? If not, please provide detail.

 

3. Do you agree Welsh Government should introduce a framework to set new air quality targets?

 

4. Do you agree with the proposed air quality target setting framework? If not, please provide evidence to support your answer, if available

 

5. Do you agree there is a need to clarify and strengthen legislation? If so, do you agree with the approach outlined?

 

6.    Do you agree with the proposals relating to tackling engine idling?

 

7.    What do you think are the advantages/disadvantages of the proposals? 

 

8.    Can you suggest any additional approaches to tackle engine idling?

 

9.    Do you have any evidence to present on the links between emissions and exposure in respect of idling? 

 

10.    Do you agree with the proposal to transpose Part 3 of the Clean Air Act 1993 (Smoke Control) into Welsh legislation? 

 

11.    Are there any other aspects of the Clean Air Act which you would consider appropriate for inclusion within Welsh legislation?

 

12.    Do you agree changing the enforcement regime from criminal to civil action will assist in improving enforcement?

 


13.    Would you agree in light of the evidence there should be a presumption in favour of Smoke Control, at a minimum in urban areas?

 

14.    Do you agree with the proposals?

 


15.    What are the advantages/disadvantages of the proposals?

 

16.    In what other ways or by whom could the guidance be delivered?  Please provide detail.

 

17.    What would be best way(s) for stakeholders to report progress to the Welsh Government?

 

18.    Do you have any additional points to make?

 

19. Do you agree with the proposals?

 

20. What are the advantages/disadvantages of the proposals?

 

21. In what other ways or by whom could the guidance be delivered?  Please provide detail.

 

22. What would be best way(s) for stakeholders to report progress to the Welsh Government?

 

23. Do you have any additional points to make?

 

24.  We would like to know your views on the effects these provisions would have on the Welsh language, specifically on opportunities for people to use Welsh and on treating the Welsh language no less favourably than English. 

 

25. What effects do you think there would be? How could positive effects be increased, or negative effects be mitigated? 

 

26. What effects do you think there would be? How could positive effects be increased, or negative effects be mitigated?