Civil Defence

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 31st March 1983.

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Photo of Sir Patrick Mayhew Sir Patrick Mayhew , Royal Tunbridge Wells 12:00 am, 31st March 1983

Detailed preparations include crisis advice to the public; an effective warning of air attack; and central and local government plans for essential services. The existing machinery for the co-ordination of contingency planning is satisfactory.