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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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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
star this property hansard heading Air Force: Heart Diseases more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant the Answer of 4 July 2019 to Question 271441 on Armed Forces: Heart Diseases, for what reason RAF recruits do not receive an electrocardiogram test; and whether such a test is a requirement for a recruit to gain a pilot's licence. 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 273752 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 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>RAF screening is designed to detect significant cardiovascular abnormalities prior to service. While RAF recruits do not routinely receive an electrocardiogram (ECG), where screening indicates they may have a problem an ECG, exercise ECG, 24-hour ECG or echocardiogram might be performed.</p><p>For aircrew candidates, an ECG is required before entering pilot training.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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less than 2019-07-10T13:45:10.977Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T13:45:10.977Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones remove filter
1137212
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-05more like thismore than 2019-07-05
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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
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Heart Diseases 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, pursuant to the Answer of 4 July 2019 to Question 271441 on Armed Forces: Heart Diseases, whether she has plans to change the criteria clinicians follow when seeking to detect significant structural and electrophysiological abnormalities in recruits. 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 273753 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 2019-07-10more like thismore than 2019-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The medical standards for the Armed Forces are kept under periodic review to ensure they take account of UK best practice in occupational medical policy, medical evidence, improved diagnostic procedures and treatments.</p><p>There are currently no plans to change the criteria for detecting these abnormalities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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less than 2019-07-10T13:54:00.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-10T13:54:00.107Z
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1487
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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1136020
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
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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
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Heart Diseases 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 1 July 2019 to Question 269662 on Armed Forces: Heart Diseases, what criteria clinicians follow when seeking to detect significant structural and electrophysiological abnormalities in recruits. 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 271441 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 2019-07-04more like thismore than 2019-07-04
star this property answer text <p>In line with European Society of Cardiology guidelines, a transthoracic cardiac echo is used to detect significant structural (such as the various cardiomyopathies) and electrophysiological abnormalities (such as abnormal QT syndromes and Brugada syndrome) in Army recruits.</p><p>This follows a review of the recruit's full clinical history, a full clinical examination and electrocardiogram (ECG).</p><p>RAF and Royal Navy recruits undergo a similar screening process but without an ECG. This is in line with American College of Cardiology guidelines.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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less than 2019-07-04T15:19:33.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-04T15:19:33.777Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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1135017
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star this property date less than 2019-06-26more like thismore than 2019-06-26
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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
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Heart Diseases 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 her Department's policy is on screening new recruits to identify the risk of sudden cardiac death. 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 269662 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 2019-07-01more like thismore than 2019-07-01
star this property answer text <p>The full clinical history of recruits is considered. This includes smoking and family history, taking account of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Recruits also receive a full clinical examination.</p><p>In addition to this, Army recruits have an electrocardiogram and, when clinically indicated, a transthoracic cardiac echo is performed. This screening is designed to detect significant structural and electrophysiological abnormalities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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less than 2019-07-01T13:50:50.033Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-01T13:50:50.033Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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1131667
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star this property date less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
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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
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust 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, pursuant to the Answer of 4 June 2019 to Question 257677, which funding theme was considered as the primary reason by the Armed Forces Covenant Trust when the application for There But Not There was submitted to the Covenant Reference Group. 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 263751 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 2019-06-17more like thismore than 2019-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The Armistice and Armed Forces Communities Programme was agreed by the Covenant Reference Group (CRG) as a funding priority for Financial Year 2018-19 which sat under the theme to '<em>fund projects which support</em> <em>measures to integrate military and civilian communities and allow the Armed Forces community to participate as citizens'. </em>The CRG set the overall priorities for funding, which the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (AFCFT) deliver as programmes.</p><p>Under this programme, the AFCFT awarded silhouettes to over 2,700 community groups across the UK and these organisations were required to hold an event which brought together the military and civilian communities to recognise the significance of the Armed Forces community today.</p><p>There But Not There (encompassed in the charity 'Remembered') did not submit an application to the CRG nor to the AFCFT. They did not receive a grant under this programme; their primary role was to dispatch the silhouettes directly to our grant recipients.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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less than 2019-06-17T15:50:23.827Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-17T15:50:23.827Z
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1487
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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1128816
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star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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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
star this property hansard heading There But Not There: Finance 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 has she made of the impact of money from the public purse disbursed to There But Not There. 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 259465 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 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 5 June 2019, to Question 257678.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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less than 2019-06-07T11:21:07.17Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-07T11:21:07.17Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property file name Hansard Extract 5 June 2019, UIN 257678..docx more like this
star this property title There But not There: Finance more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones remove filter
1128596
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star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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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
star this property hansard heading There But Not There: Finance 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 funding from the public purse her Department has allocated to the charity, There But Not There. 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 257675 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 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>The sum of £1,255,365 was spent on the Armistice and Armed Forces Communities programme awarded by the independent, LIBOR-funded Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. The awards funded the purchase from There But Not There of silhouettes of First World War soldiers. A full list of community groups that received awards is published at:</p><p>https://www.covenantfund.org.uk/armistice-and-armed-forces-communities-programme-awards/</p><p>The purchased silhouettes of First World War soldiers are the property of the community groups, and they will be able to display them in years to come.</p><p>A report has been produced by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, published at:</p><p>https://www.covenantfund.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Armistice.pdf</p><p>2,773 awards were made across the United Kingdom. An evaluation of the programme showed that 69% of projects had brought communities together more than they were expecting; and that 75% of projects planned to do follow up work as a result of their event. Communities were highly positive about the impact the soldier silhouettes had on their events, reporting that they encouraged engagement between children and veterans.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 257678 more like this
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less than 2019-06-05T14:57:58.84Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T14:57:58.84Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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1128598
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star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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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
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what criteria her Department uses for making decisions on awarding money to charities through the Forces Covenant Fund. 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 257677 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 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>The Armed Forces Covenant Fund has £10 million per year to support Armed Forces communities and has four broad funding themes: removing barriers to family life; extra support after service for those that need help; measures to integrate military and civilian communities and allow the Armed Forces community to participate as citizens; non-core healthcare services for veterans.</p><p>The Fund is delivered by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, and Trustees decide on programme recommendations which are submitted to the cross-government Covenant Reference Group (CRG). Following approval by the CRG, these are delivered as priorities. Open and transparent criteria is published in the programme guidance documents and interested organisations apply in line with the published criteria. Applications are assessed, and expert advice may be sought where appropriate. Decisions on grants are made by the Trustees, and when funding is limited, grants are awarded to those applications which are based on a national portfolio perspective.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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less than 2019-06-04T15:03:28.137Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T15:03:28.137Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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1128599
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star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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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
star this property hansard heading There But Not There: Finance 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 her Department takes to assess the effectiveness of grants awarded to There But Not There. 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 257678 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 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>The sum of £1,255,365 was spent on the Armistice and Armed Forces Communities programme awarded by the independent, LIBOR-funded Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. The awards funded the purchase from There But Not There of silhouettes of First World War soldiers. A full list of community groups that received awards is published at:</p><p>https://www.covenantfund.org.uk/armistice-and-armed-forces-communities-programme-awards/</p><p>The purchased silhouettes of First World War soldiers are the property of the community groups, and they will be able to display them in years to come.</p><p>A report has been produced by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, published at:</p><p>https://www.covenantfund.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Armistice.pdf</p><p>2,773 awards were made across the United Kingdom. An evaluation of the programme showed that 69% of projects had brought communities together more than they were expecting; and that 75% of projects planned to do follow up work as a result of their event. Communities were highly positive about the impact the soldier silhouettes had on their events, reporting that they encouraged engagement between children and veterans.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN 257675 more like this
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less than 2019-06-05T14:57:58.887Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T14:57:58.887Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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1128600
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star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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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
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces Covenant: Charities more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if she will publish a list of all charities that have received support through the Forces Covenant Fund. 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 257679 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 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>A list of all charities that have received support through the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust is available on the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Website, published at: https://www.covenantfund.org.uk/grants-weve-funded/</p><p>Additionally, full reports of funding by year and annual summaries are published at: https://www.covenantfund.org.uk/our-impact/</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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less than 2019-06-04T15:08:45.84Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T15:08:45.84Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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