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star this property date less than 2016-07-19more like thismore than 2016-07-19
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Defence: Satellite Communications more like this
star this property house id 1 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, whether he plans to upgrade the Skynet A5 satellite system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Renfrewshire more like this
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Kirsten Oswald more like this
star this property uin 43348 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-26more like thismore than 2016-07-26
star this property answer text <p>We currently have no plans to upgrade the specific SKYNET 5A satellite. The Ministry of Defence is currently examining options to sustain the capability currently provided by the Skynet constellation.</p> more like this
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 2016-07-26T14:27:12.04Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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4413
star this property label Biography information for Kirsten Oswald more like this
540978
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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
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Apache AH-64 Helicopter more like this
star this property house id 1 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
star this property uin 43478 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
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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less than 2016-09-13T14:33:02.39Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-13T14:33:02.39Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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9536
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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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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3998
star this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies more like this
540980
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Trident Submarines more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what his Department's planning assumptions are for formulating the in-service date for the first of the Vanguard-successor submarines. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 43682 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-05more like thismore than 2016-09-05
star this property answer text <p>As set out in Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015, we expect the first Successor submarine to enter service in the early 2030s. I am witholding details of the planning assumptions for the purpose of safeguarding national security.</p> more like this
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 2016-09-05T14:43:22.237Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-05T14:43:22.237Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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1438
star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
540983
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Trident Submarines more like this
star this property house id 1 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, what assessment his Department has made of the consequences for the viability of the Successor submarine programme of the conclusions of the Infrastructure and Projects Authority's assessment of that programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 43680 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-05more like thismore than 2016-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The Infrastructure and Projects Authority's assessment of the Successor submarine programme accords with our own. That is why we have established a new Director General Nuclear sponsor organisation and will set up a new submarine delivery body, as set out in the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015. The assessment recognises the complexity and scale of delivering the most advanced submarines ever commissioned by the Royal Navy.</p> more like this
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 2016-09-05T14:42:34.367Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-05T14:42:34.367Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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1438
star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
540984
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Trident Submarines more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate his Department has of the out-of-service dates for each of the Vanguard-class submarines. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 43681 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-05more like thismore than 2016-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The UK's Vanguard Class submarines will begin to leave service by the early 2030s as the Successor submarines are introduced into service. I am withholding their respective planned out-of-service and in-service dates for the purpose of safeguarding national security.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 43675 more like this
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less than 2016-09-05T14:40:16.9Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-05T14:40:16.9Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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1438
star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
541244
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Unmanned Air Vehicles more like this
star this property house id 1 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, how he plans to ensure that the Royal Navy maintains its maritime unmanned air system capability from late 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 43696 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-05more like thismore than 2016-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The Royal Navy recognises the potential benefits from the use of unmanned vehicles in both air and sea environments and continues to explore how such systems can further augment its capabilities, although no decisions on future systems have yet been taken.</p> more like this
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 2016-09-05T14:52:45.35Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-05T14:52:45.35Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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1438
star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
541245
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Defence: Procurement more like this
star this property house id 1 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, what proportion of the defence budget was spent on single-source contracts in 2015-16. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 43697 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-08more like thismore than 2016-09-08
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD) spent £8.8 billion on single source contracts in the Financial Year 2015-16. This represents 25% of the Defence budget for that year.</p><p>The MOD regularly publishes statistics on defence expenditure and the latest data can be found at the following link:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/548285/Commentary_relating_to_Finance-Economics_Annual_Statistical_Bulletin_Trade-Industry-Contracts_2016-a.pdf</p><p> </p> more like this
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 2016-09-08T13:55:54.627Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-08T13:55:54.627Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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1438
star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
541246
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Frigates more like this
star this property house id 1 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, what assessment he has made of the range of capability requirements for the General Purpose Frigate programme and the likely threats it will face. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 43694 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-05more like thismore than 2016-09-05
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my predecessor (Philip Dunne) to Question 40451 to the hon. Member for Glasgow South West (Chris Stephens).</p> more like this
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 2016-09-05T14:59:07.78Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-05T14:59:07.78Z
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star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property file name 20160627_QnA_extract_on_Warships_Antisubmarine_Warfare.docx more like this
unstar this property title QnA extract on Warships: Antisubmarine Warfare more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
541248
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Trident Submarines more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the first Vanguard successor submarine will come into service. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 43675 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-05more like thismore than 2016-09-05
star this property answer text <p>The UK's Vanguard Class submarines will begin to leave service by the early 2030s as the Successor submarines are introduced into service. I am withholding their respective planned out-of-service and in-service dates for the purpose of safeguarding national security.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency West Worcestershire more like this
star this property answering member printed Harriett Baldwin more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 43681 more like this
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less than 2016-09-05T14:40:16.963Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-05T14:40:16.963Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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1438
star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
541249
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-20more like thismore than 2016-07-20
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Trident Submarines more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of the supply chain for the Vanguard-successor programme will be procured from the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 43685 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-07more like thismore than 2016-09-07
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence does not compile this information and to do so would incur disproportionate cost. While the Department encourages it's key suppliers to sub-contract UK companies in the supply chain, it is their responsibility to select individual sub-contractors.</p> more like this
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 2016-09-07T14:28:27.217Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-07T14:28:27.217Z
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4107
star this property label Biography information for Harriett Baldwin more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this