§ Mr. Don Foster
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what recent reports have been commissioned on effective methods of mass decontamination from(a) chemical and (b) biological (i) attacks and (ii) disasters; and if he will place the reports in the Library. 
§ Mr. Hutton
I have been asked to reply.
Reports have been commissioned from experts in the health, fire and military fields both in the UK and overseas. These reports are not being made public.