HC Deb 23 June 1978 vol 952 c325W
Mr. Brotherton

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the names of the research projects which are currently being financed by the Noise Advisory Council; and what is the cost of each one to public funds.

Mr. Denis Howell

The following research projects are currently being financed by this Department on the recommendation of the Noise Advisory Council:

Pilot study for a social survey in the Heathrow area on attitudes to air-craft noise: £4,100
Survey in discotheques etc. to determine whether regular attendance can cause permanent hearing damage: £11,590
Darlington Quiet Town Experiment (including preliminary and follow-up surveys): £25,000
TOTAL £40,690