HC Deb 24 February 1999 vol 326 c291W
Mr. Maclean

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what information he has collated on pollution in London caused by(a) buses and (b) cars. [72673]

Dr. Reid

The London Atmospheric Emissions Inventory, prepared by the London Research Centre, indicates that in 1995, emissions from buses and cars in London were as described in the following table. All figures are given in terms of tonnes of pollutant per annum.

Buses Cars
Nitrogen oxides 5,464 64,091
Fine particulate matter (PM10) 558 1,497
Carbon monoxide 2,703 473,895
Non-methane volatile organic compounds 419 64,381