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Reserve Forces: Driving

Volume 464: debated on Monday 8 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence pursuant to the statement of 11 June 2007, Official Report, column 38WS, on Drivers' Hours (Derogation for Reservists), if he will place in the Library a copy of the guidelines developed by his Department. (154057)

Formal internal MOD instructions for reservists who may be affected by this amended legislation were developed jointly by the Ministry of Defence and the Department for Transport, and issued in April 2007. All Reserve Units were notified through the chain of command in the normal manner, and employers were made aware of this via the Supporting Britain's Reservists (SaBRE) campaign. This document has been available on the SaBRE website since 10 April, at the following location:

I will place a printed copy of the guidelines in the Library of the House.