HC Deb 26 March 1975 vol 889 cc165-6W
Mr. Michael Latham

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many meetings of the Clean Air Council took place in 1974; and what action he has taken as a result of those meetings.

Mr. Denis Howell

The Clean Air Council met three times during 1974. The council discussed the following subjects, upon which its advice is taken fully into account by the Government:

  • Smoke control and local government reorganisation.
  • Report of the Working Party on London Power Stations.
  • Exhaust pipes on diesel engine vehicles. Report on odours.
  • Monitoring.
  • Teesside mist.
  • Report of Working Party on grit and dust.
  • Future work and role of the council.
  • Council evidence to Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution.
  • Implementation of Control of Pollution Act.