HC Deb 20 November 1985 vol 87 c169W
Mr. Leigh

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will plan for total civilian involvement in defence in the event of war.

Mr. Giles Shaw

Civilian involvement in the military defence of this country is a matter for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence. The civil defence of this country concerns any organisation or person with a relevant responsibility or expertise, and present plannig takes account of this.