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Airwave Service

Volume 483: debated on Tuesday 18 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what organisations for which her Department is responsible (a) use and (b) are planning to use Airwave handsets. (234706)

Within CLG the Firelink project is providing Fire and Rescue Service with a new wide area radio system from Airwave Solutions Limited. Some New Dimension vehicles provided to the Fire and Rescue Service by CLG are equipped with Airwave radios, the remainder will be furnished with radios during the main Firelink roll-out. Information is not held by CLG in relation to local authority use of Airwave.