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Biological Weapons

Volume 401: debated on Tuesday 18 March 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on planning for the event of deliberate release of biological weapons. [103203]

The national health service has made contingency plans For the deliberate use of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons. These plans are kept under careful and continuous review. Overall responsibility for CBRN planning rests with my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary.