§ Mr. Keetch
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if she will make a statement on her Department's responsibilities with regard to civil contingency planning; what action she is taking within her Department to improve such planning; and what action she is taking in collaboration with other Departments. 
§ Mrs. Liddell
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my hon. Friend the Minister for the Cabinet Office on 21 March 2003,Official Report, column 957W.