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Emergencies: Planning

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 19th October 2012.

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Photo of John Mann John Mann Labour, Bassetlaw

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what assessment he has made of the variation in risk between different areas of the country in relation to disaster management planning.

Photo of Chloe Smith Chloe Smith The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

Under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004, it is for local emergency responders to. identify and assess the risks of emergencies affecting the areas in which they operate. Additionally the Government provides guidance, based on the National Risk Assessment, of the kinds of risks that local responders should consider in their local risk assessments.

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