§ Mr. Michael Morris
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many smoke control orders have been approved since February 1974; what is the total number of smoke control orders; and how many premises are now covered.
§ Mr. Denis Howell
Since February 1974, 716 smoke control orders have been confirmed in England, and 135,000 premises have been covered. The total number of orders confirmed is 5,030 and 7,939,000 premises are now covered.