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Liquid Explosives: EU Action

Volume 506: debated on Friday 26 February 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport when he expects the EU's Liquid Explosives Working Group to agree a standard for scanning for liquid explosives. (318904)

The EU’s aviation security regulatory committee (composed of member state experts) agreed a new package of implementing measures on aviation security on 21 October 2009. This package of measures includes standards for liquids screening technology. The timetable for introduction of this technology is currently being considered by the European Parliament.