Air Quality Expert Group

The Air Quality Expert Group (AQEG) is an Expert Committee to Defra that provides independent scientific advice on air quality, in particular the air pollutants contained in the 2019 Clean Air Strategy, the Air Quality Strategy (AQS) for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and those covered by the EU Directives on Ambient Air Quality.

Specifically AQEG gives advice on concentrations, emission sources and characteristics of air pollutants in the UK. It does not advise on health impacts.

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AQEG Secretariat
Seacole Block
Ground Floor
2 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 4DF


All correspondence for AQEG should be sent through the Secretariat. Members cannot guarantee a reply on AQEG business to any communication sent directly to them.

Issued jointly by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government, and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern Ireland.