§ 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:
ESTIMATED TOTAL COST OF PROJECT 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