Ruth Cadbury – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Transport

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Ruth Cadbury on 2016-01-13.

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the recent Aviation Environment Federation report, Aircraft Noise and Public Health: The Evidence is Loud and Clear, published in January 2016.

Mr Robert Goodwill

The Government acknowledges that there has been new evidence in recent years that exposure to aircraft noise can adversely affect people’s health. It closely monitors research in this field and relevant robust evidence is incorporated into the policy appraisal process.