§ Mr. Arbuthnot
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence who defined the terms of reference of the RAF Board of Inquiry into the aircraft accident of Chinook ZD576 on 2 June 1994; and who advised the President of the Board of Inquiry of the terms of reference. 
§ Mr. Ingram
[holding answer 16 September 2004]: The Air Officer Commanding No. 1 Group, as the convening Officer, with advice from No. 1 Group Flight Safety Staff, drafted the Terms of Reference. The Board, including the President, were then given a brief by the Air Officer Commanding 1Gp on their Terms of Reference before starting the Board of Inquiry.