§ Mr. Peter Duncan
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when his Department's officials last met the Scottish Executive to discuss emergency planning. 
§ Mr. Alexander
I have been asked to reply.295W
Officials from the Civil Contingencies Secretariat and the Scottish Executive meet regularly to discuss contingency planning. Information relating to internal advice and discussion is not disclosed under Exemption 2 and 7(b) of the "Code of Practice on Access to Government Information".