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The 2008 National Capabilities Survey was sent to the full range of over 1,200 Category 1 and 2 responders in England and Wales, as defined by the Civil Contingencies Act 2004. Among these, the private-sector organisations providing essential services are to be found among the category 2 responders. The UK Resilience website provides a list of the kinds of organisations that fall into each of these categories:
Copies of the lists have been placed in the Library for the reference of Members.