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Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 125024, tabled on 18 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department plans to update the Department’s 2019 Noise mapping action plan.

Answered on

28 February 2022

Yes. Defra is required to produce strategic noise maps and subsequent action planning under the terms of the Environmental Noise (England) Regulations 2006, every five years. Work has commenced on the strategic noise maps, which will be followed by the noise action plans.