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star this property date less than 2019-06-18more like thismore than 2019-06-18
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Aviation: Wind Power more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what funding her Department has allocated to mitigating the effect of aviation radar on the development of future offshore wind sites. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 266201 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 2019-06-25more like thismore than 2019-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The level of funding the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has allocated for mitigating the detrimental effect of offshore wind sites on our air defence radars cannot be separately identified from wider funding that is used to operate and undertake trials with these radars.</p><p>We will continue our work to reduce the effect of offshore wind sites on our radars through safeguarding activity and our existing radar support contracts. We will also continue to conduct flight trials to assess the effectiveness of current and proposed mitigations.</p><p>The MOD remains committed to working closely with industry on mitigating against the effects of the expanding offshore windfarm developments on our air defence and air surveillance capabilities and requirements.</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 2019-06-25T14:36:24.693Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-25T14:36:24.693Z
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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 Alan Brown more like this
1110377
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star this property date less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
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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: Animal Experiments more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to reduce, refine and replace the use of animals for warfare experiments in Porton Down and other facilities which engage in such testing. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Morley and Outwood more like this
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Andrea Jenkyns more like this
star this property uin 242201 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 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
star this property answer text <p>The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) at Porton Down, Wiltshire, is licensed by the Home Office to conduct the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) in-house research involving the use of animals.</p><p> </p><p>The Home Office only allows testing if it is clear that the benefits outweigh the harms, and that the principles of the 3Rs (Replacement, Reduction and Refinement) have been fully taken into account and will be implemented.</p><p> </p><p>Dstl operates in accordance with the principles of the 3Rs, and has an active programme to increase 3Rs implementation. For example, Dstl has developed an in-vitro method to measure the biological activity of anti-toxin medical countermeasures and has recently agreed with the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency that our new tissue culture can replace animals in the future.</p><p> </p><p>In 2015, Dstl was part of a five-organisation partnership with the National Centre for the Replacement Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research, which published a roadmap on developing and applying non-animal technologies (NATs) to improve the methods and ways of testing the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceuticals, veterinary products, chemicals, agrichemicals and consumer products.</p><p> </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 2019-04-11T13:23:31.463Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T13:23:31.463Z
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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 Andrea Jenkyns more like this
1024001
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star this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
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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 National Security 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 27 November 2018 to Question 194078 on UK national security, if he will take steps to implement safeguards to ensure the general defence exemption under the Government Procurement Agreement is retained in full and not limited as a result of residual obligations to the EU after the UK has left the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 201613 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 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
star this property answer text <p>The UK intends to accede to the World Trade Organisation Government Procurement Agreement on the same terms as is currently the position for the UK as an EU Member State. The UK's final market access offer was agreed in principle on 27 November 2018. As a result, while the treatment of defence contracts is expected to remain unchanged, the Ministry of Defence is contributing to work across Government to understand the implications and opportunities of accession.</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 201615 more like this
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less than 2018-12-20T15:05:44.493Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-20T15:05:44.493Z
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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 Andrew Rosindell more like this
1024005
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-12-12more like thismore than 2018-12-12
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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 Defence: Procurement more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the Government Procurement Agreement of the World Trade Organisation on the (a) retention and (b) enhancement of UK defence contracts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 201615 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 2018-12-20more like thismore than 2018-12-20
star this property answer text <p>The UK intends to accede to the World Trade Organisation Government Procurement Agreement on the same terms as is currently the position for the UK as an EU Member State. The UK's final market access offer was agreed in principle on 27 November 2018. As a result, while the treatment of defence contracts is expected to remain unchanged, the Ministry of Defence is contributing to work across Government to understand the implications and opportunities of accession.</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 201613 more like this
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less than 2018-12-20T15:05:44.463Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-20T15:05:44.463Z
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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 Andrew Rosindell more like this
1041609
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star this property date less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
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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: Space more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the strength of the UK space defence sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 208812 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 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
star this property answer text <p>The UK Space Agency regularly monitor the progress of the sector and Ministers and officials regularly engage with representatives of the industry. The space sector has grown at an average of over 8% per year over the last decade and three times faster than the average sector over the last five years.  The UK is a world-leader in small satellite technology, telecommunications, robotics and earth observation, while British universities are some of the best in the world for space science.</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 2019-01-22T16:09:35.27Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-22T16:09:35.27Z
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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 Andrew Rosindell more like this
1055377
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star this property date less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
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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: Procurement 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, whether the Government is taking steps to ensure that EU companies will no longer have an automatic right to bid on defence and security contracts after the 29 March 2019 in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 217005 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 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
star this property answer text <p>In the event of 'no deal', the Defence and Security Public Contract Regulations 2011 will be amended to provide a legal right of market access for suppliers based in the UK and Gibraltar only. After 29 March, EU suppliers will be allowed to bid for defence and security contracts on the same basis as suppliers outside the EU.</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 2019-02-13T17:13:35.923Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-13T17:13:35.923Z
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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 Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
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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 Navy more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the size of the Royal Navy fleet (a) was in 2013 and (b) is in 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 217006 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-13more like thismore than 2019-02-13
star this property answer text <p>The following tables list in service Naval vessels as at 23 January 2013 and 1 January 2019.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Naval Vessels in Service as at 23 January 2013</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Landing Platform Helicopter</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Landing Platform Dock</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Type 45 Destroyer</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Type 42 Destroyer</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Type 23 Frigate</p></td><td><p>13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hunt Class Mine Counter Measure Vessel</p></td><td><p>8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sandown Class Mine Counter Measure Vessel</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Offshore Patrol Vessel - River Class</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Offshore Patrol Vessel - Helicopters</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Inshore Patrol Boat</p></td><td><p>18</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ocean Survey Vessel</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Coastal Survey Vessel</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Inshore Survey Vessel/Survey Motor Launch</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ice Patrol Ship</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ship Submersible Ballistic Nuclear</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ship Submersible Nuclear Trafalgar Class</p></td><td><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ship Submersible Nuclear Astute Class</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Fleet Tanker</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Support Tanker</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Small Fleet Tanker</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Fleet Replenishment Ship</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Landing Ship Dock</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Aviation Training Ship</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Forward Repair Ship</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>TOTAL</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>87</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Naval Vessels in Service as at 1 January 2019</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Aircraft Carrier</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Landing Platform Dock</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Type 45 Destroyer</p></td><td><p>6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Type 23 Frigate</p></td><td><p>13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hunt Class Mine Counter Measure Vessel</p></td><td><p>6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sandown Class Mine Counter Measure Vessel</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Offshore Patrol Vessel - River Class</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Offshore Patrol Vessel - Helicopters</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Inshore Patrol Boat</p></td><td><p>18</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ocean Survey Vessel</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Coastal Survey Vessel</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Inshore Survey Vessel/Survey Motor Launch</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ice Patrol Ship</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ship Submersible Ballistic Nuclear</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ship Submersible Nuclear Trafalgar Class</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ship Submersible Nuclear Astute Class</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Fleet Tanker</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Fleet Replenishment Ship</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Landing Ship Dock</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Primary Casualty Receiving Ship/Aviation Training Ship</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>TOTAL</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>82</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The Government has pledged to increase our maritime power to project the UK's influence across the world and promote our national prosperity. On current plans, over the next decade we will spend £64.1 billion on procurement and support of ships and submarines.</p><p> </p><p>The Royal Navy will have a second aircraft carrier, HMS PRINCE OF WALES, as well as new Type 26 Frigates and at least five Type 31e Frigates that will allow us to increase our fleet by the 2030s. There will also be new support ships and tankers, and we have announced that we are retaining the Batch 1 Offshore Patrol Vessels while the new Batch 2 ships come into service, all of which we expect to have by the end of 2020.</p><p> </p><p>On 11 February 2019, the Secretary of State for Defence announced that the Ministry of Defence would be investing in an accelerated Concept and Development Phase for Littoral Strike Ships. These ships will maintain the UK’s ability to deliver cutting edge hard power across the globe.</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 Pudsey remove filter
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-02-13T17:19:16.197Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-13T17:19:16.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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1447
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1091101
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star this property date less than 2019-03-18more like thismore than 2019-03-18
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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 Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft: Guided Weapons 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 the timeframe is for the completion of the integration of the F-35 fleet's MBDA Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile and SPEAR precision surface attack missile. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 233550 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
star this property answer text <p>The integration of Meteor and the SPEAR Capability 3 precision surface attack missile onto F-35 Lightning is in its early stages and therefore a definitive timeframe for its completion has yet to be fully established. We do, however, anticipate a completion timescale of 2024/25.</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 2019-03-25T17:44:08.437Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-25T17:44:08.437Z
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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 Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-03-25more like thismore than 2019-03-25
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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 AWACS: Procurement more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the number of E-7 aircraft purchase by his Department to ensure the maintenance of the UK's early warning and control capability. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 236348 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 2019-03-29more like thismore than 2019-03-29
star this property answer text <p>We have procured adequate E-7 airframes against departmental requirements in line with the Modernising Defence Programme.</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 2019-03-29T14:05:58.253Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-29T14:05:58.253Z
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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 Andrew Rosindell more like this
1110450
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star this property date less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
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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 Electronic Warfare more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to ensure that the UK is a world leader in autonomous cyber defence of military systems. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 242052 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-15more like thismore than 2019-04-15
star this property answer text <p>The National Cyber Security Strategy 2016-2021 is supported by a £1.9 billion of transformational investment. It sets out ambitious policies to protect the UK in cyber space. Defence operates many Cyber defence capabilities with varying levels of automation. These systems are typically used for monitoring and defending key capabilities. New, emergent and advanced technologies are also monitored by working closely with Dstl, academia and industry partners.</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 2019-04-15T15:39:25.133Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-15T15:39:25.133Z
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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 Andrew Rosindell more like this