§ 18. Mr. Austin-Walker
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what assessment he has made of the level of monitoring of air quality in London; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Howard
My Department will be issuing a consultataion document in the summer on the extension of national air quality monitoring by the further integration of local authority and central Government funded monitoring.
Meanwhile the hon. Member will be pleased to know that I am able to announce today that our enhanced urban network will be extended by the incorporation of a site in Bexley, close to his own constituency.