asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what recent advice has been issued to local authorities in the county of Northumberland concerning the application of the Clean Air Act; and whether he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Skeffington
No advice has been issued particularly to the local authorities of Northumberland, but during the past year the Department has issued circulars about the Clean Air Act, 1968. I explained my right hon. Friend's policy on domestic smoke control on 18th November in answer to a Question by my hon. and learned Friend the Member for Warrington (Mr. W. T. Williams).—[Vol. 791, c. 243–4.]