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Met Office

Volume 507: debated on Monday 15 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how often the Met Office Review Group has met in the last 12 months. (321861)

The Operational Efficiency Programme Met Office Review Group has met regularly in undertaking the review in the last 12 months.

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when his Department’s officials next plan to meet the Shareholder Executive to discuss the future of the Met Office. (321862)

Ministry of Defence officials and the Shareholder Executive meet on a regular basis to discuss the future of the Met Office. The next formal Review Group meeting is due in May 2010.

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether there have been any changes in membership of the Met Office Review Group since it was established. (321863)

No. Membership of the Met Office Review Group has remained the same since it was established and comprises of officials from Ministry of Defence, Met Office, Shareholder Executive and HM Treasury.