§ Mr. Bill Michie
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list(a) the members of the emergency planning college liaison group, (b) the dates of meetings of the group since April 1992 and (c) the dates of future scheduled meetings of the group; and if he will make a statement about the purpose and remit of the group. 
§ Mr. Sackville
The emergency planning college liaison group exists to provide a forum for discussion between the emergency planning unit of the Home Office, and representatives of the Home departments, and representatives of organisations drawing upon the services and facilities of the Home Office emergency planning college, on the college's approach and programme. Details of the membership of the group, as currently notified to the Home Office, and the dates of meetings of the group since April 1992 are as follows. I understand that no date has yet been fixed for the next meeting of the group.
Members of the emergency planning college liaison group Name Mrs. S. Street Director, Fire and Emergency Planning Directorate Miss S. Paul Head, Emergency Planning Division Mr. A. Blackley Principal, Emergency Planning College Mr. D. Bawtree Civil Emergencies Advisor Mr. A. Lawrence Emergency Planning Unit Dr. M. Rooke Emergency Planning College Commander D. Morris Cabinet Office Mrs. M. Gunn Scottish Office Mr. W. Clements Northern Ireland Office Councillor R. Binnie Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) Councillor L. Byron Association of Metropolitan Authorities Mr. M. Brangwin Association of London Government Mr. G. Essery Society of Industrial Emergency Services Officers (SIESO) Ms S. Green Association of County Councils Mr. J. Herrick Chief and Assistant Chief Fire Officers' Association (CACFOA) Chief Inspector N. Association of Chief Police Officers Johnstone (ACPO) Major Gen. R. Keightley Health Authorities Mr. D. Larkin Ambulance Services Association Miss C. Pointer Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE) Councillor E. Robertson Association of District Councils Mr. S. Turney Association of Metropolitan Authorities (AMA) Mr. J. Williams Emergency Planning Society
Emergency Planning College Liaison Group Meetings since April 1992:
- Tuesday 12 January 1993
- Thursday 25 March 1993
- Tuesday 9 November 1993
- Tuesday 8 November 1994
- Thursday 15 June 1995
- Thursday 29 February 1996.