§ Ms. Ruddock
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give details for each of the United Kingdom warning and monitoring organisation exercises at Royal Observer Corps bunkers by(a) name, (b) location, (c) starting and finishing dates and (d) starting and finishing times.
§ Mr. John Patten
The 1990 exercise dates for the United Kingdom warning and monitoring organisation (UKWMO) are:
- INTEX 1990:—17-18 March—0800-0700 hours
- POSTHORN 1/90:—20 May—0700-1800 hours
- POSTHORN 2/90:—14 October—Times to be decided
These exercises, which are designed to practice operational procedures, will involve all UKWMO operational controls and monitoring posts throughout the United Kingdom. The field force of UKWMO is the Royal Observer Corps.