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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Emergencies: Climate Change more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that it is ready to respond to potential emergency events caused by climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
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Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-13more like thismore than 2018-11-13
star this property answer text <p>Civil authorities and emergency services provide the first response to crises, emergencies and/or major incidents within the UK. Other Government Departments or civil authorities request military assistance when they require additional or niche capabilities. The Ministry of Defence engages closely with other Government Departments to ensure that Defence is prepared to provide appropriate, timely and effective military support at the local, regional and national level to potential emergency events such as extreme weather.</p><p>The policy and doctrine for military aid to civil authorities can be found at:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/2015-to-2020-government-policy-military-aid-to-the-civil-authorities-for-activities-in-the-uk/2015-to-2020-government-policy-military-aid-to-the-civil-authorities-for-activities-in-the-uk</p><p>Previous support includes flood mitigation during the Thames Valley flood in 2013-14; flood relief efforts across the north of England following Storms Desmond and Eva in December 2015/January 2016 and more recently, the period of extreme cold and snow in February/March 2018.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Virendra Sharma more like this