§ Mr. Nigel Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the recommendations of the review into the police radio service will be introduced; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Charles Wardle
Work is now in hand to translate the recommendations of the review of radio communications in the police and fire services into detailed implementation proposals. The present plan is for the new radio systems to be available for use by the police and fire services from 1998.