Rescue Services: Standards

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 21 March 2024.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Alistair Carmichael Alistair Carmichael Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Home Affairs), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Justice)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent discussions he has had with the operators of helicopter search and rescue services on response times.

Photo of Anthony Browne Anthony Browne Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

As the Rt Hon Member will be aware, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency manages the contract for search and rescue helicopter services on behalf of the Department for Transport, and the ongoing activity related to the future of these services, including response times. Analysis of recent incident data is underway which will be concluded later this year, after which the MCA will provide further updates.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.