§ Mr. Tierney
asked the Secretary of State for Trade if, in his consultations with the West Midlands County Council Airport Committee, he has been able to establish what progress has been made towards instituting a noise insulation grants scheme.
§ Mr. Clinton Davis
I am informed that the local legislation, to which I referred in answer to my hon. Friend's previous Question on this subject on 2nd July—[Vol. 894, c.461]—is under active consideration by the West Midlands County Council, which hopes that the Private Bill incorporating provision for26W
a salary scale which in 1972 included£4,500:
making noise insulation grants to house-holders in the vicinity of Birmingham Airport will be read in Parliament before the end of this year.