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Light Pollution

Volume 401: debated on Wednesday 19 March 2003

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To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what steps he is taking to encourage the use of downward directed lighting to improve the visibility of the night sky. [103181]

The Government has issued "Lighting in the Countryside: Towards good practice" and guidance on good street lighting practice to encourage the use of lighting types which prevent or minimise unwanted upward illumination.