HC Deb 26 March 1976 vol 908 cc303-4W
Mr. Ronald Atkins

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how much has been spent on the quiet heavy lorry project directed by the Transport and Road Research Laboratory; and if he will make a statement on the researchers' conclusions.

Dr. Gilbert

Total spending on this project from 1971 until January 1976 was £720,000. The research phase of the work will be completed later this year. The Department's conclusions, and its; views on action towards more stringent standards, will be made known as soon as practicable thereafter.

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