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Ozone

Volume 174: debated on Thursday 14 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make it his policy to ensure that information on low-level ozone build-up is released automatically to the press and public on a daily basis wherever it exceeds World Health Organisation air quality guidelines.

Information on ozone levels is already automatically released through the Department's press office, as I said in the answer I gave on Tuesday 24 April 1990 to the hon. Member for Southwark and Bermondsey, (Mr. Hughes) at column 121. So far this year, 27 daily summaries have been released and many requests for information have been received.