17 Aug 2018

Khan calls for new inquest into asthma girl’s death

The London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called on the Attorney General to back a new inquest into the death of a nine-year-old girl with severe asthma whose illness coincided with spikes in pollution. Ella Kissi-Debrah’s mother has been fighting a long campaign to link her death to air pollution surges near their home. It comes as a new report by Which claims that more than three out of four modern diesel cars exceed the official pollution limits. Jessica Savage reports.