§ Mrs. Gillan
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his answer of 8 December 1997,Official Report column 433, when the copy of the Home Department circular to chief fire officers will be placed in the Library. 
§ Mr. George Howarth
The circular letter which provided guidance to chief fire officers on contingency planning for the year 2000 was issued on 7 January 1998. A copy has now been placed in the Library.