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RAF Halton: Complaints

Volume 473: debated on Monday 17 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the written answer of 7 March 2008, Official Report, column 2850W, on RAF Halton: complaints, how many individuals lodged complaints in each year from 2003 to 2007; and from how many different addresses such complaints originated in each such year. (193827)

Data are not held centrally on the number of individuals who have lodged complaints with the Ministry of Defence or Headquarters Air Command known as—(Headquarters Personnel and Training Command before April 2007) regarding flying activity at RAF Halton and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

Details of the number of individuals who have made complaints or inquiries regarding flying activity directly to RAF Halton are more readily available and can be found in the following table.

Number of complaints received by RAF Halton regarding flying activity in each year

Number of individual complainants

2003

30

25

2004

133

55

2005

112

62

2006

17

13

2007

38

19