Heathrow and City Airport noise

Meeting: 
MQT on 2011-01-26
Session date: 
January 26, 2011
Reference: 
2011/0213
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What if anything can you do with your Ambient Noise Strategy now that its been proven that aircraft noise from Heathrow and city airport has spread to new areas of London?

Answer

Answer for Heathrow and City Airport noise

Answer for Heathrow and City Airport noise

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Although I do not have legal powers to control aircraft noise, it was worthwhile to include an issue of such importance to Londoners in an overall Ambient Noise Strategy alongside other sources, and I will continue to press those who do have the powers to take more action.