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Holding Statement Template

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A holding statement is the initial statement put out by a company or organisation designed to help control the message to the public immediately following an incident. You may not have all the information you need about the crisis to provide a full statement, but you know you need to buy yourself some time as you gather information. A holding statement can be written in advance of any incident as part of a crisis management plan.

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During office hours, call the British Marine Member Hotline on 01784 223663.

Out of office hours, contact Lesley Robinson, CEO, on 07767 884 399.

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