HC Deb 28 March 2003 vol 402 cc444-5W
Mr. Hawkins

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to distribute to all UK citizens public information packs on personal protection in the event of chemical, biological, radioactive or nuclear attack; and if he will make an assessment of information packs recently produced by private sector firms. [105295]

Mr. Hutton

[holding answer 27 March 2003]: I refer the hon. Member to the answer my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary gave on 10 March 2003, Official Report column 69W.

Dr. Murrison

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the extent to which the independent healthcare sector has been involved in his preparations for a chemical, biological or radiological terrorist incident. [104162]

Mr. Hutton

The independent healthcare sector has not been involved in these preparations.