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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
answering dept id 7 more like this
answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
hansard heading Radioactive Materials: Transport remove filter
house id 1 more like this
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how his Department has implemented the relevant recommendations from Exercise Senator in 2011 on nuclear accident emergencies. more like this
tabling member constituency Newport West more like this
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Paul Flynn more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-11-03more like thismore than 2014-11-03
answer text <p>Exercise Senator 2011 tested the multi-agency response to an incident involving a UK nuclear weapon convoy travelling in Scotland and the simulated release of radioactive material. The Ministry of Defence is the lead Government Department responsible for emergencies involving defence nuclear assets (other than an emergency arising as a result of a terrorist event where the Home Office is appointed as lead).</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Defence works closely with devolved administrations (Scotland in this exercise) and local responders to ensure an effective coordinated response. The central government’s concept of operations sets out UK arrangements for responding to and recovering from emergencies.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p><p>My Department is responsible for providing the Government liaison function below the national level in England only. The Ministry of Defence invited my Department to observe exercise play at their main building where it considered cross border issues.</p><p>The all agency exercise report (<a href="" target="_blank"></a>) identified recommendations in exercise planning and operational, strategic and media play. There were no recommendations identified for my Department to implement.</p>
answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
answering member printed Penny Mordaunt remove filter
question first answered
less than 2014-11-03T16:48:13.6265001Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-03T16:48:13.6265001Z
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label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
tabling member
label Biography information for Paul Flynn more like this