Skip to main content

Noise Levels

Volume 975: debated on Monday 3 December 1979

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many local authorities in England operate a code of practice governing noise levels in pop concerts or discotheques within their areas; and if he will list them in the Official Report.

The code of practice referred to by my hon. Friend the Under-Secretary of State for Employment in his reply to the hon. Member on 20 November1979 is available to all local authorities to assist them in exercising their general powers in relation to health and safety at work.—[Vol. 974, c. 98.]These is no equivalent Government advisory document relating to local authorities' general powers for the control of noise nuisance coming from premises.