§ Lord Renton
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What steps they will take to remind local authorities of the powers given to them by the Civil Protection in Peacetime Act 1986 so as to enable them to provide protection for their people from the effects of peacetime disasters nuclear and otherwise.
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Glenarthur)
We are preparing advice to local authorities on the effects of the Civil Protection in Peacetime Act 1986 which we hope to issue shortly.