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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
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star 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 Ministry of Defence: Gaming Machines more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) Fixed-Odd Betting Terminals and (2) Electronic Gaming Machines, are on property belonging to the Ministry of Defence. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of St Albans more like this
unstar this property uin HL16428 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Gambling as an addiction has serious implications for Defence; as a security risk, financially, a mental health issue and as a wider welfare impact on Service personnel; families; veterans and their families. Gambling addiction is difficult to target and deal with effectively as most activity is carried out when Service personnel are off duty or at home. However, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) is working to raise financial awareness among Service personnel; all three Services provide links on their welfare sites to several financial advisory sites including MoneyForce, Joining Forces Credit Union, the Services Insurance and Investment Advisory Panel and GamCare, a national charity and leading provider of information, advice and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling.</p><p> </p><p>The MOD has not funded or conducted any research on problem gambling among Service personnel or veterans. We are aware that in 2017 the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) supported a gambling study by Swansea University, the preliminary findings of which suggested UK veterans may be at an increased risk of developing gambling problems than non-veterans. In 2018, FiMT awarded Swansea University £279,503 to undertake a survey to understand and explore the levels of gambling participation and attitudes to gambling in ex-Service personnel.</p><p> </p><p>The requested information on the numbers of betting terminals and gaming machines on MOD property and the revenue generated and beneficiaries is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL16429 more like this
HL16430 more like this
HL16431 more like this
HL16432 more like this
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less than 2019-06-24T14:09:47.167Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T14:09:47.167Z
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2000
unstar this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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4308
star this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of St Albans more like this
1132651
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star 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 Ministry of Defence: Gaming Machines more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how much money was made from Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals located on Ministry of Defence property in (1) 2015, (2) 2016, (3) 2017, and (4) 2018; and who was the beneficiary of any such money. more like this
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The Lord Bishop of St Albans more like this
unstar this property uin HL16429 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Gambling as an addiction has serious implications for Defence; as a security risk, financially, a mental health issue and as a wider welfare impact on Service personnel; families; veterans and their families. Gambling addiction is difficult to target and deal with effectively as most activity is carried out when Service personnel are off duty or at home. However, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) is working to raise financial awareness among Service personnel; all three Services provide links on their welfare sites to several financial advisory sites including MoneyForce, Joining Forces Credit Union, the Services Insurance and Investment Advisory Panel and GamCare, a national charity and leading provider of information, advice and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling.</p><p> </p><p>The MOD has not funded or conducted any research on problem gambling among Service personnel or veterans. We are aware that in 2017 the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) supported a gambling study by Swansea University, the preliminary findings of which suggested UK veterans may be at an increased risk of developing gambling problems than non-veterans. In 2018, FiMT awarded Swansea University £279,503 to undertake a survey to understand and explore the levels of gambling participation and attitudes to gambling in ex-Service personnel.</p><p> </p><p>The requested information on the numbers of betting terminals and gaming machines on MOD property and the revenue generated and beneficiaries is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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HL16428 more like this
HL16430 more like this
HL16431 more like this
HL16432 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-06-24T14:09:47.227Z
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2000
unstar this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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4308
star this property label Biography information for The Lord Bishop of St Albans more like this
1132826
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star 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 Royal Military Academy 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, how many people that identified as (a) BAME and (b) White were accepted to the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
unstar this property uin 266157 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The intake into the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) by ethnicity for the last five years can be found in the table below:</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014-15</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015-16</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016-17</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017-18</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2018-19</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total Intake</p></td><td><p>480</p></td><td><p>540</p></td><td><p>610</p></td><td><p>590</p></td><td><p>600</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>of which:</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>BAME</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>White</p></td><td><p>470</p></td><td><p>520</p></td><td><p>580</p></td><td><p>540</p></td><td><p>560</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Unknown</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The table represents those that have been posted to RMAS on the Joint Personnel Administration System but does not represent all of those that attend RMAS. The ethnicity of total Officer intake, both Regular and Reserve, can be found in the published Biannual Statistics at the following link, but will include small numbers of trained personnel who do not go through RMAS selection:</p><p> </p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-biannual-diversity-statistics-2019</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Notes/Caveats:</p><p> </p><ul><li>Information is recorded by optional self-declaration. The 'Unknown' category includes those that declined to declare their ethnicity.</li><li>Figures are for untrained intake of Regular Officers starting at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) over the past 5 financial years. The figures are for the Regular Army only, and therefore exclude Gurkhas, Full Time Reserve Service, Mobilised Reserves, Army Reserve and all other Reserves.</li><li>Figures have been rounded to 10 for presentational purposes; numbers ending in &quot;5&quot; have been rounded to the nearest multiple of 20 to prevent systematic bias.</li><li>Totals and sub-totals have been rounded separately and so may not appear to be the sum of their parts.</li><li>“-” denotes zero or rounded to zero</li></ul><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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 2019-06-24T14:02:34.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T14:02:34.3Z
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1487
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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1541
star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
1132843
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
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Ministry of Defence remove filter
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star 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 British Steel: Insolvency 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 she has made of the effect of British Steel's recent insolvency announcement on (a) the Fleet Solid Support contract and (b) other defence-related contracts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
unstar this property uin 266168 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Steel for our major defence programmes is generally sourced by our prime contractors from a range of UK and international suppliers and that remains the case. This Government is committed to creating the right conditions in the UK for a competitive and sustainable steel industry. It publishes its future pipeline for steel requirements, together with data on how Departments are complying with steel procurement guidance at the following link:</p><p> </p><p>www.gov.uk/government/publications/steel-public-procurement</p><p> </p><p>This enables UK steel manufacturers to better plan and bid for Government contracts.</p><p> </p><p>It is too early to comment on the sourcing of steel for the Fleet Solid Support ships.</p><p> </p><p> </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 2019-06-24T14:00:56.707Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-24T14:00:56.707Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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1541
star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this