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Radioactive Contamination (Police Training)

Volume 115: debated on Tuesday 28 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) if he will call for a report from the chief constable of Suffolk as to (a) how many days are allocated in the training of a police constable to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (b) how many days are allocated in the training of a police sergeant to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (c) how many days are allocated in the training of a police constable to dealing with accidents involving radioactivity, and what are their areas of expertise, (d) what training policemen receive in the use of personal dosimeters, radiac survey meters, decontamination meters, breathing equipment, and protective clothing, and (e) what is the total amount of money allocated to the training of, firstly, a police constable and, secondly, a police sergeant to deal with accidents involving readioactive contamination;if he will call for a report from the chief constable of Cleveland as to

(a) how many days are allocated in the training of a police constable to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (b) how many days are allocated in the training of a police sergeant to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (c) how many people are employed by the police to train policemen in dealing with accidents involving radioactivity, and what are their areas of expertise, (d) what training policemen receive in the use of personal dosimeters, radiac survey meters, decontamination meters, breathing equipment, and protective clothing, and (e) what is the total amount of money allocated to the training of, firstly, a police constable and, secondly, a police sergeant to deal with accidents involving readioactive contamination;

(3) if he will call for a report from the chief constable of Durham as to (a) how many days are allocated in the training of a police constable to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (b) how many days are allocated in the training of a police sergeant to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (c) how many people are employed by the police to train policemen in dealing with accidents involving radioactivity, and what are their areas of expertise, (d) what training policemen receive in the use of personal dosimeters, radiac survey meters, decontamination meters, breathing equipment, and protective clothing, and (e) what is the total

amount of money allocated to the training of, firstly, a police constable and, secondly, a police sergeant to deal with accidents involving radioactive contamination;

(4) if he will call for a report from the chief constable of Tyne and Wear as to (a) how many days are allocated in the training of a police constable to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (b) how many days are allocated in the training of a police sergeant to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (c) how many people are employed by the police to train policemen in dealing with accidents involving radioactivity, and what are their areas of expertise, (d) what training policemen receive in the use of personal dosimeters, radiac survey meters, decontamination meters, breathing equipment, and protective clothing, and (e) what is the total amount of money allocated to the training of, firstly, a police constable and, secondly, a police sergeant to deal with accidents involving radioactive contamination;

(5) if he will call for a report from the chief constable of Dorset as to (a) how many days are allocated in the training of a police constable to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (b) how many days are allocated in the training of a police sergeant to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (c) how many people are employed by the police to train policemen in dealing with accidents involving radioactivity, and what are their areas of expertise, (d) what training policemen receive in the use of personal dosimeters, radiac survey meters, decontamination meters, breathing equipment, and protective clothing, and (e) what is the total amount of money allocated to the training of, firstly, a police constable and, secondly, a police sergeant to deal with accidents involving radioactive contamination;

(6) if he will call for a report from the chief constable of East Sussex as to (a) how many days are allocated in the training of a police constable to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (b) how many days are allocated in the training of a police sergeant to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (c) how many people are employed by the police to train policemen in dealing with accidents involving radioactivity, and what are their areas of expertise, (d) what training policemen receive in the use of personal dosimeters, radiac survey meters, decontamination meters, breathing equipment, and protective clothing, and (e) what is the total amount of money allocated to the training of, firstly, a police constable and, secondly, a police sergeant to deal with accidents involving radioactive contamination;

(7) if he will call for a report from the chief constable of South Glamorgan as to (a) how many days are allocated in the training of a police constable to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (b) how many days are allocated in the training of a police sergeant to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (c) how many people are employed by the police to train policemen in dealing with accidents involving radioactivity, and what are their areas of expertise, (d) what training policemen receive in the use of personal dosimeters, radiac survey meters, decontamination meters, breathing equipment, and protective clothing and (e) what is the total amount of money allocated to the training of, firstly, a police constable and, secondly, a police sergeant to deal with accidents involving radioactive contamination;

(8) if he will call for a report from the chief constable of Kent as to (a) how many days are allocated in the training of a police constable to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (b) how many days are allocated in the training of a police sergeant to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (c) how many people are employed by the police to train policemen in dealing with accidents involving radioactivity, and what are their areas of expertise, (d) what training policemen receive in the use of personal dosimeters, radiac survey meters, decontamination meters, breathing equipment, and protective clothing and (e) what is the total amount of money allocated to the training of, firstly, a police constable and, secondly, a police sergeant to deal with accidents involving radioactive contamination;

(9) if he will call for a report from the chief constable of Gwynedd as to (a) how many days are allocated in the training of a police constable to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (b) how many days are allocated in the training of a police sergeant to dealing with accidents involving radioactive contamination, (c) how many people are employed by the police to train policemen in dealing with accidents involving radioactivity, and what are their areas of expertise, (d) what training policemen receive in the use of personal dosimeters, radiac survey meters, decontamination meters, breathing equipment, and protective clothing and (e) what is the total amount of money allocated to the training of, firstly, a police constable and, secondly, a police sergeant to deal with accidents involving radioactive contamination.