HC Deb 23 May 1986 vol 98 c370W
Mr. Colvin

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many telephone calls his Department received on the hot line following the Chernobyl disaster.

Mr. Waldergrave

The inquiry unit in my Department received 3,771 calls about the Chernobyl accident between the 7 and 21 May. The busiest day was Thursday 8 May when the unit logged 991 calls.