HC Deb 21 May 1992 vol 208 c192W
Mr. Pike

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment when he proposes to introduce changes in noise abatement zone procedures.

Mr. Maclean

Following the noise review recommendation that the procedures for establishing noise abatement zones should be reviewed, my Department commissioned the Building Research Establishment to carry out a survey of local authorities which have established noise abatement zones.

Thirty-seven local authorities which have established, or attempted to establish, noise abatement zones have been consulted during this work. An interim report from BRE is due shortly.

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