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Nightclub Noise Levels

Volume 455: debated on Thursday 25 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will commission research into the potential for damage to be caused to people’s hearing by the level of noise in nightclubs. (112965)

The Department has no plans to do so.

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions has responsibility for health and safety. This includes responsibility for legislation that requires employers to prevent or reduce risks to health from exposure to noise at work.