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Noise: Pollution

Volume 487: debated on Wednesday 4 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what guidance his Department has issued on how local authorities should deal with noise complaints. (252631)

DEFRA has issued the following guidance on how local authorities should deal with noise complaints:

Guidance to Local Authorities in England—Noise Offence Act for licensed premises;

Neighbourhood Noise Policies and Practice for Local Authorities—A Management Guide (jointly with the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health);

Guidance on Section 69 to 81 of the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005.

These can all be found on the DEFRA website.