§ 65. Mr. Swingler
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will now state the cost of the civil defence exercise Exodus One in North Staffordshire on 10th May; and what steps were taken to make this exercise realistic.
§ Mr. R. A. Butler
The exercise cost approximately £725. The assumptions and setting were realistic; and every effort was made, within the compass of a peacetime exercise, to achieve realism in the conduct of the exercise.