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Housing: Noise

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 125023, tabled on 18 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if his Department will ensure that Ministers and officials at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs working on the impact of noise are consulted in any review of the National Planning Policy Framework.

Answered on

28 February 2022

I thank the honourable gentleman for his interest in this important issue. I am happy to assure him that we will work closely with our ministerial colleagues and officials at DEFRA in undertaking any review of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).