HC Deb 21 January 2003 vol 398 cc294-5W
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. [90405]

Mr. Alexander

I have been asked to reply.

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".