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Part of Energy and Climate Change – in the House of Commons at 10:30 am on 8th April 2010.

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Photo of Joan Ruddock Joan Ruddock Minister of State (Department of Energy and Climate Change) 10:30 am, 8th April 2010

The hon. Gentleman has obviously not had the pleasure that I have had from a nightingale that I find singing in my garden. There can be joys in hearing birdsong in the early hours of the morning. Unfortunately, he is still awake at that time, like me and many other hon. Members. The demands of energy efficiency mean that the Government look increasingly at whether light levels could be reduced while being consistent with the safety of people, such as the hon. Gentleman and me, who are on their way home.

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