Poor air quality is Scotland’s silent killer. The UK and Scottish governments have been criticised for not taking effective action and a court recently agreed.
There are a range of mostly transport measures that could be taken. However, we also need to recognise that these will impact on UNISON members getting to and from work as well as doing their jobs, particularly in city centres.
The Scottish Parliament’s Environment Committee is conducting an inquiry into this issue and we would like to hear from members to inform our evidence.