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Treasury blocked moves to charge diesel cars to enter polluted UK cities

High court hears evidence in air pollution case against the government that environment and transport department plans were overruled The Treasury blocked other government departments from charging diesel cars to enter towns and cities blighted by air pollution, documents revealed during a high court hearing on Tuesday. Legal NGO ClientEarth is challenging the government’s pollution plan, which by law should cut illegal levels of nitrogen dioxide in the “shortest possible time”.
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