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Aviation: Security

Volume 473: debated on Friday 14 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what assurances she has obtained from foreign Governments whose airlines utilise armed air marshals on the co-operation by such marshals with UK police officers on aircraft on British soil. (193492)

The Department for Transport has not sought assurances from foreign Governments regarding cooperation by foreign air marshals with UK police officers. Policing at UK airports is a matter for the respective police forces and the Home Office.