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star this property date less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
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star this property hansard heading Apache AH-64 Helicopter more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, for what reasons his Department has not negotiated a workshare component in its contract to buy Apache helicopters off-the-shelf from Boeing in the US. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Fylde more like this
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Mark Menzies more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-07more like thismore than 2016-09-07
star this property answer text <p>We are buying our new Apache AH-64E helicopters through a Foreign Military Sale with the United States Government. This approach delivers the best possible value for money for the UK taxpayer, allowing us to take advantage of established production lines and the resulting economies of scale, while ensuring we deliver a world-leading capability to our Armed Forces.</p><p>A number of UK companies have secured work on the global Apache supply chain, delivering products that will be used in our new helicopters and those being delivered to the US Army as well as other international customers. There will also be significant opportunities for UK companies to assist in the provision of support and training services for our new Apache helicopter fleet.</p><p>Separately, as per the announcement at Farnborough Airshow on 11 July 2016, Boeing are investing significantly in the UK creating more than 100 new jobs.</p><p><del class="ministerial">We are buying our new Apache AH-64E helicopters through a Foreign Military Sale with the United States Government. This approach delivers the best possible value for money for the UK taxpayer, allowing us to take advantage of established production lines and the resulting economies of scale, while ensuring we deliver a world-leading capability to our Armed Forces.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">A number of UK companies have secured work on the global Apache supply chain, delivering products that will be used in our new helicopters and those being delivered to the US Army as well as other international customers. There will also be significant opportunities for UK companies to assist in the provision of support and training services for our new Apache helicopter fleet.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">Separately, as per the announcement at Farnborough Airshow on 11 July 2016, Boeing are investing significantly in the UK creating more than 100 new jobs.</del></p>
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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less than 2016-09-07T14:40:39.27Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-07T14:40:39.27Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies more like this