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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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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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3998
star this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies remove filter
1035303
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
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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 Military Aircraft: Procurement 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 progress his Department has made on the future fighter programme. 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 205258 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 2019-01-10more like thismore than 2019-01-10
star this property answer text <p>Since the announcement of the Combat Air Strategy at the Farnborough Airshow in July, the Ministry of Defence has established a team, based in Head Office to lead the acquisition of next generation Combat Air capability. This team has achieved the first major milestone laid out in Strategy - delivery of the Strategic Outline (Business) Case by the end of 2018. In parallel, the team has established new fora to explore and understand opportunities for collaboration on next generation Combat Air capability with international partners.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-01-10T15:09:47.97Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-10T15:09:47.97Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies remove filter
1035304
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
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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 Aerospace Industry: Exports 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 steps his Department is taking to support exports in the aerospace industry. 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 205259 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 2019-01-10more like thismore than 2019-01-10
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence and other Government Departments continue to work closely with the UK aerospace industry to champion our world leading industrial base overseas and to identify new opportunities for export and long-term capability collaboration.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-01-10T15:11:18.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-10T15:11:18.827Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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3998
star this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
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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 European Fighter Aircraft and Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft: Weapons 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 the timetable is for the Typhoon and F-35 to deliver the full spectrum of weapons capabilities currently provided by Tornado; and what plans he has to fill the capability gap in the meantime. 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 218277 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 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
star this property answer text <p>There will be no capability gap when Tornado retires from service in March 2019. The timetable to deliver the full spectrum of weapons capabilities currently provided by Tornado to other platforms was completed on time and on budget in 2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-02-13T17:08:35.06Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-13T17:08:35.06Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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3998
star this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies remove filter
1056841
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-07more like thismore than 2019-02-07
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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: Imports 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, if he will make an assessment of the implications for his Department's policies of the findings of the IHS Markit report published on 6 February, that the UK will become a net defence importer by 2024 and the fifth largest global market for defence imports. 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 218278 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 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to creating the right conditions for a thriving UK defence industry and our refreshed Defence Industrial Policy outlines steps to help UK industry grow and compete, while affirming the UK's commitment to open competition and free, fair and responsible trade.</p><p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD) works closely with industry to identify new opportunities to export and support both national capability and the UK Prosperity Agenda. Open competition remains our default procurement approach as we seek to source the best capability for our Armed Forces. Nonetheless, even where MOD does acquire defence equipment from overseas at significant value for money to the taxpayer, this often provides important benefit in terms of domestic partnership to UK industry.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-02-13T17:06:27.387Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-13T17:06:27.387Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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3998
star this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies remove filter
1105501
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-27more like thismore than 2019-03-27
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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 Military Aircraft: Procurement 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 assessment he has made of the UK's sovereign ability to manufacture complete military jets in the event that the manufacture of Hawk aircraft in the UK ceases. 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 237677 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 2019-04-04more like thismore than 2019-04-04
star this property answer text <p>The 2018 UK Combat Air Strategy along with the £1.9 billion Ministry of Defence investment in the Future Combat Air System Technology Initiative will help support the skills, capability and capacity that provides combat air freedom of action and operational advantage as well as sustaining choice as to how a next generation combat air system is delivered.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-04-04T15:36:30.683Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-04T15:36:30.683Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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3998
star this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-04more like thismore than 2019-01-04
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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 Armed Forces: Recruitment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to improve recruitment in the Armed Forces. 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 205263 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 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to maintaining the overall size of the Armed Forces. The Services are meeting all their current commitments. To help address Armed Forces manning challenges the Ministry of Defence has introduced its Armed Forces People Programme to modernise the employment offer including scope for flexible working and a new Forces' Accommodation Model. The individual Services have also implemented a wide range of programmes including:</p><ul><li>The Royal Navy/Royal Marines have the Personnel Recovery and Growth Programme which includes initiatives to improve inflow (gains to trained strength); throughflow (changes to training pipelines, promotions and accelerated throughput); and outflow (improving retention and reducing voluntary outflow).</li></ul><ul><li>The Army is implementing improvements to recruitment and training policy and practices; targeted financial retention incentives; and a strategy to attract personnel to re-join the Army. The lifting of the exclusion for women serving in Ground Close Combat roles highlights the commitment to offering maximum opportunity for all.</li></ul><ul><li>The RAF has established Enterprise Collaboration Teams to oversee a range of recruitment initiatives for critical skills groups, including the appointments of Specialist Recruitment Teams for hard to recruit branches and trades, BAME and female personnel. A new initiative has also been introduced to encourage personnel to re-join the Service.</li></ul><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2019-01-14T17:01:31.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-14T17:01:31.697Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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3998
star this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies remove filter
1105502
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-27more like thismore than 2019-03-27
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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 Air Force: Training 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 adequacy of the RAF's (a) training resources and (b) number of training aircraft. 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 237678 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 2019-04-03more like thismore than 2019-04-03
star this property answer text <p>RAF flying training is provided through a combination of contractor and internal Ministry of Defence training resources including light aircraft and helicopters, simulators, multi engine aircraft, through to Hawk T2 fast jets. The resource required for all training needs is constantly reviewed in light of changing frontline demands. However, it remains the case, that the flying training pipeline continues to offer sufficient trained aircrew for our current frontline commitments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2019-04-03T14:05:39.96Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-03T14:05:39.96Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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3998
star this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-15more like thismore than 2018-05-15
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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 Falkland Islands: Armed Forces more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department has taken to improve internet connectivity for the personal use of serving UK military personnel in the Falkland Islands. 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 144256 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 2018-05-21more like thismore than 2018-05-21
star this property answer text <p>The Department is working with the Falkland Islands Government and their Internet Service Provider, SURE, to improve connectivity and bandwidth in the Falkland Islands. Additionally, a number of steps have been taken to maximise the existing capability and to deliver improvements over the short and medium terms. These include delivering Wi-Fi coverage across the domestic accommodation and improving access to and functionality of video call capability.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2018-05-21T16:24:19.757Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-21T16:24:19.757Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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3998
star this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies remove filter
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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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 Weeton Barracks 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 progress his Department is making on plans to redevelop Weeton Barracks into HQ North West by 2022 as part of the 2016 Strategic Defence Estate Review; and if he will make a statement. 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 188798 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 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence's plan for Weeton Barracks remains as stated in the <em>&quot;A Better Defence Estate&quot;</em> announcement of November 2016. The Defence Estate Optimisation Programme has been mobilised to deliver this strategy. We will provide further updates as plans develop.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T15:51:46.66Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T15:51:46.66Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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3998
star this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies remove filter