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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the nuclear weapon accident exercises held by his Department in the last five years.
For each of the last five years, the number of nuclear weapon accident exercises held by the Ministry of Defence has been as follows:
|1 To date.|
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence under what conditions local government officials and Members of Parliament are allowed to observe nuclear weapon accident exercises.
Exercises are conducted by the Ministry of Defence to test the effectiveness of arrangements for response in the extremely unlikely event of a nuclear weapons accident. Invitations to observers are limited to those directly involved in emergency response planning.