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Noise Advisory Council

Volume 952: debated on Friday 23 June 1978

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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.

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