HC Deb 02 July 1982 vol 26 c397W
Mr. Aspinwall

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is to be the role of the Special Constabulary in the event of a nuclear attack; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Mayhew

As stated in paragraph 17 of part II of Home Office circular No. ES 2/1981, a copy of which is in the Library of the House, members of the special constabulary would be called on to undertake normal police duties and assist in the provision of essential emergency services.