§ Mr. D. E. Thomas
asked the Secretary of State for Defence (1) if he will list those groups of ports in the 548W United Kingdom for which there exist contingency plans analogous to the one contained in BARPLAN for Barry, Cardiff and Newport;
- (2) whether the BARPLAN document takes into account the transition-to-war measures contained in the 1983 United States—United Kingdom lines of communication agreement;
- (3) if he will describe the status of the BARPLAN document sent to certain officers working for South Glamorgan and Gwent county councils by the Navy Flag Officer, Plymouth.
§ Mr. Stanley
[pursuant to his reply, 5 December 1985, c. 279The document referred to is a classified document, relating to contingency plans for the defence of certain ports in a time of crisis or war. It would not be in the public interest to comment on the details of such plans or to list all locations for which such contingency plans exist.