HC Deb 19 January 1967 vol 739 c123W
89. Mrs. Joyce Butler

asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government if he will introduce legislation to provide better remedies to householders subjected to noise from neighbours or elsewhere when such noise is so loud and so continuous or repeated as to cause a nuisance to occupants or inmates of premises in the neighbourhood.

Mr. Mellish

The Wilson Committee on the Problem of Noise said in their Final Report that in general they could see no alternative to the remedy provided by the law relating to nuisances. But, as recommended by the Committee, substantial increases in the existing penalties for noise offences are proposed in the Criminal Justice Bill now before the House.

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