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Health at Bus Stations

Volume 507: debated on Thursday 11 March 2010

The Petition of Mr. Martin Burke of Elizabeth Regina Love,

Declares that day in day out for years men and women from the bus companies have worked in Piccadilly bus station in Manchester exposed to the exhaust fumes of numerous heavy diesel engines with no breathing protection, and that passengers, passersby and local shops are also exposed to these fumes. Requests that no bus be allowed to wait with engines running in Piccadilly bus station and in all other bus stations in the country, and that busses be only allowed to stop there for passengers to alight and board.

The petitioner requests that the House of Commons bear in mind in its law making the above, and that were the question put the House consent to the request(s) in this Mr. Burke’s 13th petition first posted to the House on 29 December 2009.

And the Petitioner remains, etc.