§ Mr. Harry Greenway
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how may(a) successful and (b) unsuccessful noisy neighbour prosecutions have been brought in (i) the London borough of Ealing and (ii) other London boroughs in each of the past 10 years; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Clappison
Comprehensive details are not available. The tables set out the readily available information:
(1) 1991–92 to 1993–94 (based on responses to surveys by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and information from the London borough of Ealing) Year Number of London boroughs Number of prosecutions1,4 (of which are Ealing) Number of convictions1,4 (of which are Ealing) 1991–92 18 113(11) 93(11) 1992–93 20 106(13) 101(12) 1993–94 18 154(24) 131(22)
(2) 1994–95 to 1995–96 (based on information from the London Borough of Ealing) Year Number of prosecutions1 4 Number of convictions1 4 1994–95 132 102 1995–96 253 243 1 Prosecutions and convictions under section 80 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 relating to noise from domestic premises. 2 A further three successful prosecutions were brought under section 23 of the London Local Authorities Act 1991 relating to domestic intruder alarms. 3 A further six successful prosecutions were brought under section 23 of the London Local Authorities Act 1991 relating to domestic intruder alarms. 4 Some prosecutions and convictions may relate to complaints in previous years.