Lifeboats: Wallasey:Written question - 106172

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Asked on: 06 October 2017
Department for Transport
Lifeboats: Wallasey
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many days of operational capacity have been lost at New Brighton Lifeboat Station in Wallasey as a result of the RNLI's decision of July 2016 to reduce the number of volunteers it uses.
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Answered by: Mr John Hayes
Answered on: 11 October 2017

In coordinating a response to any incident, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency will consider the range of resources available to them, on an incident‑by-incident basis, before tasking the most appropriate asset.

Operational capacity at any independent RNLI lifeboat station is a matter for the charity to consider.

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