Does London need the Silvertown Tunnel?

Breathing the air in Newham does as much harm as smoking 159 cigarettes each year. We investigated Sadiq Khan's controversial proposal for a new tunnel in the area.

In December 2020 legal history was made in the United Kingdom. Following years of inquiry into the death of nine-year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah in 2013, the coroner ruled for the first time that air pollution was a direct cause of death. Ella’s mother, Rosamund Kissi-Debrah was at the forefront of this historic verdict. In its aftermath, she continues …

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