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Aarhus Compliance Committee Communication ACCC/C/2010/53

DATE: 14 Dec 2011

The 35th meeting of the  Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe in Geneva began on 14 December 2011.

On 15 December 2011 it heard Communication ACCC/C/2010/53. This is a complaint by the Moray Feu Traffic Subcommittee of Lord Moray’s Feuars Committee against the United Kingdom.

The communication alleges that the decision-making procedure regarding the tram proposal in the city of Edinburgh and the re-routing of the main city traffic route to residential Morray Feu was not in compliance with the Aarhus Convention.

James Maurici is appearing for the United Kingdom Government.