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1002657
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star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Defence Equipment: Cost Effectiveness 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 the (a) Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft programme (b) Apache capability sustainment programme and (c) Type 26 frigate programme have realised those efficiencies referred to on page 8 of the Defence Equipment Plan 2018. 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 188743 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>As stated in the Defence Equipment Plan 2018, the Ministry of Defence has secured sizeable cost savings on the Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft (£207 million), Apache Capability Sustainment Programme (£132 million) and Type 26 frigates (£104 million). These are the result of efficiencies identified and realised by Defence Equipment and Support through transformation initiatives. In particular, on the Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft, negotiations with the US Navy and Boeing achieved savings on the aircraft and the initial provision of capital spares. On Apache, economies of scales were achieved through negotiating combined requirements with the US Army and Boeing. And for Type 26, savings were achieved through using improved project control and commercial skills to adopt a much stronger negotiating strategy.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-11-14T16:08:11.907Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 Mr Kevan Jones more like this
1003710
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Royal Fleet Auxiliary: Radar 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 the specification is for the radar in relation to expressions of interest for the Fleet Solid Support Ships. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warley more like this
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John Spellar more like this
star this property uin 189557 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>The Expressions of Interest process for the Fleet Solid Support ships did not include any technical specifications. The detailed technical specification requirements will be released to companies that are invited to negotiate for the Design and Manufacture contract.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T16:45:52.803Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:45:52.803Z
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4032
star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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star this property label Biography information for John Spellar more like this
1003746
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Billing 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 contracts issued by his Department and contractors include provisions to impose, as between parties to the subcontract, that any payment due from the contractor to a subcontractor under the contract is to be made no later than the end of a period of 30 days from the date on which the relevant invoice is regarded as valid and undisputed, as required by the Public Contract Regulations 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 189574 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Through the Public Contract Regulations 2015, all public sector buyers must include 30-day payment terms in new public sector contracts and require that this payment term be passed down the supply chain. Public sector buyers must also publish annually on their payment performance. Her Majesty's Government strongly encourages businesses to report poor payment practice and instances of late payment, including late payment through the supply chain, in public sector contracts to its Mystery Shopper service. Mystery Shopper will then investigate.</p><p>The Ministry of Defence has a contract condition (DEFCON 534) which states that all contractors shall pay subcontractors any sums due under an invoice no later than 30 days from when the contractor has determined the invoice is valid. The number of contracts that explicitly include DEFCON 534, or other clauses to this effect, is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T16:45:10.65Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:45:10.65Z
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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 Jon Trickett more like this
1003875
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Defence Equipment and Support: Pay 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, how much his Department paid Willis Towers Watson to calculate the pay benchmarks for Defence Equipment and Support employees. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport East more like this
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Jessica Morden more like this
star this property uin 189642 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>Willis Towers Watson do not calculate the pay benchmarks for Defence Equipment and Support employees.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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189643 more like this
190409 more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T15:38:34.703Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T15:38:34.703Z
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4032
star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property tabling member
1548
star this property label Biography information for Jessica Morden more like this
1003876
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Defence Equipment and Support: Pay 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, if he will publish the methodology used by Willis Towers Watson to determine the pay benchmarks for Defence Equipment and Support employees. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport East more like this
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Jessica Morden more like this
star this property uin 189643 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>Willis Towers Watson do not calculate the pay benchmarks for Defence Equipment and Support employees.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
189642 more like this
190409 more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T15:38:34.737Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T15:38:34.737Z
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4032
star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property tabling member
1548
star this property label Biography information for Jessica Morden more like this
1003877
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Defence Equipment and Support: Staff 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, if he will publish the proportion of Defence Equipment and Support employees at each pay grade before that organisation became a Bespoke Trading Entity in 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport East more like this
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Jessica Morden more like this
star this property uin 189644 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>Defence Equipment and Support employees remained on the previous Ministry of Defence pay grade structure until April 2017.</p><p>Details of this are published on gov.uk at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/mod-organisation-charts</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T16:48:25.557Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:48:25.557Z
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4032
star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property tabling member
1548
star this property label Biography information for Jessica Morden more like this
1003878
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Defence Equipment and Support: Staff 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 publish the proportion of Defence Equipment and Support employees at each new pay grade after it became a Bespoke Trading Entity in 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport East more like this
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Jessica Morden more like this
star this property uin 189645 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>Defence Equipment and Support (DE&amp;S) became a Bespoke Trading Entity in April 2014, however employees remained on the previous Ministry of Defence pay grade structure until April 2017.</p><p> </p><p>In April 2017, DE&amp;S introduced a new pay, grading and reward structure, which has five broad salary bands. Details of the proportion of employees at each level, as at 1 April 2017, can be found in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>DE&amp;S Level</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Proportion of Employees</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Administrator/Specialist</p></td><td><p>28%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Senior Administrator</p></td><td><p>32%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Professional II</p></td><td><p>28%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Professional I</p></td><td><p>9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Senior Professional</p></td><td><p>3%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>This does not include Senior Civil Service and Military personnel employed in DE&amp;S, which are not part of the new grading structure.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T15:45:06.597Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T15:45:06.597Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Jessica Morden more like this
1003879
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading Defence Equipment and Support: Pay 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 recent assessment he has made of the equity of pay increases awarded to civil servants working in Defence Equipment and Support. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newport East more like this
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Jessica Morden more like this
star this property uin 189646 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>Defence Equipment and Support (DE&amp;S) is fully committed to ensuring fairness; all performance and reward processes are properly governed, transparent and applied consistently. DE&amp;S assesses and monitors the impact of annual salary increases across all protected characteristic groups and will continue to do this.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T15:44:11.803Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T15:44:11.803Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Jessica Morden more like this
1003890
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading European Fighter Aircraft: Safety Measures 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, pursuant to the Answer of 11 June 2018 to Question 149024, whether the planned Enhanced Collision Awareness System (ECAS) for the Typhoon aircraft is compliant with MAA/Def Stan 00-970 (Aircraft Collision Avoidance System), Part 13 sub paragraph 1.1.9.1, in particular Resolution Awareness. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Moray more like this
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Douglas Ross more like this
star this property uin 189831 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
star this property answer text <p>The Typhoon Enhanced Collision Awareness is a collision awareness system rather than a collision avoidance system, and is not required to comply with Def Stan 00-970, part 13, sub-paragraph 1.1.9.1 (Aircraft Collision Avoidance System).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-11-19T16:49:22.897Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-19T16:49:22.897Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Douglas Ross more like this
1005658
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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
unstar this property hansard heading International Military Services: Debts 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, if he will outline the key points of contention on the Government paying its debt obligations in relation to IMS Limited; and whether those points of contention inform the Government's position on the upcoming IMS Limited arbitration hearing. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 190513 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The dispute is the subject of ongoing litigation initiated by the Ministry of Defence and Support for the Armed Forces of Iran against International Military Services Ltd. It would not be appropriate for the Government to comment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-11-15T15:39:26.007Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-15T15:39:26.007Z
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this