§ Mr. Alan Simpson
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the names, dates and locations of nuclear weapons convoy exercises in 2001.
§ Mr. Spellar
The following nuclear weapon accident response exercises are scheduled to be held during 2001:
Month Name Location May NW Convoy Group Standardisation Lincolnshire June Exercise Bowline Coulport July RAF Station NAR team Standardisation1 Wiltshire September MOD Police Nuclear Weapon Convoy Standardisation To be confirmed October RAF Station NAR team Standardisation1 Suffolk November RAF Station NAR team Standardisation1 Oxfordshire November Exercise Senator Bedfordshire 1RAF Station Nuclear Accident Response (NAR) teams provide immediate response forces for the air transportation of nuclear weapons