§ Mr. Burnett
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what proposals he has to create a buffer zone between onshore wind turbines and domestic properties. 
§ Mr. McNulty
The annex on Wind Energy in Policy Planning Guidance Note 22 contains guidelines about various factors which should be taken into consideration in relation to wind turbine location, including suggestions about turbine separation distances from residential dwellings, specifically in relation to noise. As indicated in the recent Energy White Paper, the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister is currently reviewing PPG22.