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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 remove filter
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Armed Forces: Chemical Weapons remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of medical measures to protect members of the armed forces against nerve agents following the incidents in Salisbury and Amesbury last year. more like this
tabling member constituency Christchurch remove filter
tabling member printed
Sir Christopher Chope more like this
uin 255262 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
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answer text <p>The response to this unique incident in the UK was predominately led by other Government Departments, supported by the Ministry of Defence (MOD). Post event there was detailed examination of the properties of the nerve agent and its medical management by military and civilian scientific and medical communities, re-affirming the effectiveness of our current Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) medical countermeasures and the importance of continuing medical care.</p><p><br>The MOD, in collaboration with countermeasure development partners, will use the information and lessons identified for future capability development as well as the continuing training of first responders and medical personnel. Furthermore, the UK has shared valuable information with its allies to allow them to assess their CBRN medical countermeasures and maximise interoperability.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-05-22T15:07:06.37Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-22T15:07:06.37Z
answering member
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label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
tabling member
242
label Biography information for Sir Christopher Chope more like this