Earlier this year Public Health England published its review of evidence on how to improve air quality in the United Kingdom.
The aim of their report is to create a clean air generation of children.
Air pollution is the biggest environmental threat to health in the UK, with between 28,000 and 36,000 deaths a year attributed to long-term exposure. There is strong evidence that air pollution causes the development of coronary heart disease, stroke, respiratory disease and lung cancer, and exacerbates asthma.
Key interventions local authorities can take include: