Telecommunications Masts

Home Department written question – answered on 6th June 2005.

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Photo of Stephen Crabb Stephen Crabb Conservative, Preseli Pembrokeshire

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what guidance he has issued concerning the siting of Tetra communications masts in the vicinity of (a) special schools and (b) schools.

Photo of Hazel Blears Hazel Blears Minister of State (Home Office) (Policing, Security and Community Safety), Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

None. There is no reason to treat Airwave masts any differently to any other mobile telecommunications masts. Airwave masts are subject to planning regulations, which are the responsibility of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.

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