Meteorological Office

Defence written question – answered on 19th December 2005.

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Photo of John Hemming John Hemming Liberal Democrat, Birmingham, Yardley

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what the temperature has been at midday at each of the Met Office's observation stations in the UK on each day in (a) November, (b) December, (c) January, (d) February and (e) March since 1985.

Photo of Don Touhig Don Touhig Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Veterans), Ministry of Defence, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Ministry of Defence) (Veterans)

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colin preece
Posted on 21 Dec 2005 3:00 pm (Report this annotation)

It would seem the MOD does not want to let the public know if there has been a rise in average temp over the past 20 years. Mr. Hemming and every living being in our nation needs the figures.

Paul Mitchell
Posted on 22 Dec 2005 11:27 am (Report this annotation)

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Paul Mitchell
Posted on 22 Dec 2005 11:28 am (Report this annotation)

Anyway, what if the *is* a rise in average temps over the past 20 years? What then? What if there is a drop? What then?

Ann Onymous
Posted on 22 Dec 2005 7:32 pm (Report this annotation)

Any way - it's all the pirates' fault.