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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
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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 remove filter
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 What recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of the (a) capabilities and (b) strength of the armed forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Witney more like this
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Robert Courts more like this
star this property uin 910984 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 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence launched the Modernising Defence Programme in January last year which looked across the spectrum at our current and planned capabilities, right through to our business practices.</p><p> </p><p>It is an ambitious programme, but we are confident that Defence is making the right capability investments and policy approaches to ensure we remain one of the strongest Defence players in Europe.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T16:40:23.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T16:40:23.527Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Courts more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
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 Exiting the European Union, what discussions he has had with the (a) Home Secretary b) Mayor of London, (c) Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police and (d) Secretary of state for Defence on proposals for the use of UK military forces to support civilian services in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 214616 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 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union engages regularly with Ministers from other Government departments and external stakeholders to ensure that businesses and citizens are sufficiently prepared for all eventualities. As part of cross-Whitehall preparations for a ‘no deal’ scenario, all Government departments, including the Ministry of Defence, are considering what resources are required to mitigate any potential impacts.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2019-02-06T13:57:47.6Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-06T13:57:47.6Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
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 Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the military planners sent to Departments to prepare for the UK leaving the EU without a deal are answerable to the Ministers of those Departments. 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 208204 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 2019-01-17more like thismore than 2019-01-17
star this property answer text <p>Military planners have been seconded from the Ministry of Defence to other government departments to assist those departments with planning and coordination activity in preparation for the UK leaving the EU. While, these planners will remain under the full command of their Ministry of Defence single service chiefs during their secondment, the tasks that they will undertake while seconded will be directed by the host department, and will be based on that department's needs as overseen by Ministers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
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less than 2019-01-17T10:35:48.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-17T10:35:48.107Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir David Lidington more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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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 remove filter
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 many personnel who were born overseas currently serve in the (a) Army, (b) Royal Navy and (c) Royal Air Force. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 196211 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 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
star this property answer text <p>The requested information is provided below:</p><p> </p><p><strong>Trained and untrained Regular personnel reporting a non-UK country of birth, as at 1 April 2018</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Army</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Royal Navy/Royal Marines</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Royal Air Force</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>12,250</p></td><td><p>1,400</p></td><td><p>1,880</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Notes: requirements for entry to the UK Armed Forces are based on nationality, not country of birth.</p><p> </p><p>Numbers are rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-12-03T15:48:24.933Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-03T15:48:24.933Z
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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 Jo Stevens more like this
1010407
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star this property date less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
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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 remove filter
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 potential effect of the draft withdrawal agreement for the UK leaving the EU on the UK's armed forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wellingborough more like this
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Mr Peter Bone more like this
star this property uin 192944 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
star this property answer text <p>The Government is undertaking a wide range of continuing analysis in support of our EU exit negotiations and preparations. We will ensure that Parliament is presented with appropriate analysis ahead of the vote on the final deal, and in Impact Assessments accompanying legislation, where appropriate.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2018-11-22T17:30:19.117Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-22T17:30:19.117Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Peter Bone more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-24more like thismore than 2018-10-24
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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 remove filter
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 many and what proportion of (a) service personnel and (b) support staff were born in (a) non-UK EU states (b) commonwealth countries and (c) the rest of the world. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 183508 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 2018-10-29more like thismore than 2018-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The number of regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2018 who report a country of birth that is a non-UK EU country is 4,660. This represents 3.4% of the regular Armed Forces who have a known country of birth.</p><p>The number of regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2018 who report a country of birth that is a non-UK Commonwealth country is 8,330. This represents 6.0% of the regular Armed Forces who have a known country of birth. These figures include personnel with a country of birth of Malta and Cyprus, these personnel are also contained in the figures in part (a) of this response (Hence the figures in parts (a), (b) and (c) cannot be added to give the non-UK total). Personnel reporting The Gambia and Zimbabwe as their country of birth are included in these figures.</p><p>The number of regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2018 who report a country of birth that is a non-UK, EU or Commonwealth country is 2,890. This represents 2.1% of the regular Armed Forces.</p><p>Country of birth has a 94.9% declaration rate on the Armed Forces administration system with 7,450 personnel with an unknown country of birth. Non-UK refers to personnel who do not report a country of birth that is either the United Kingdom, any British Overseas Territory or Crown dependency.</p><p>Although the country of birth may be non UK or Commonwealth, personnel must hold a British or Commonwealth nationality to join the Armed Forces.</p><p>Figures in this response have been rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p>For the Ministry of Defence's (MOD) civil servants, the civilian administration system does not make it mandatory to record their place of birth. Around 25% of MOD civilians have declared their place of birth on the system, which is not a high enough figure to provide a meaningful analysis.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-10-29T16:39:41.197Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-29T16:39:41.197Z
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1487
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-18more like thismore than 2018-10-18
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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
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
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 his Department has made of the effect on the armed forces of the UK leaving the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South more like this
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Stewart Malcolm McDonald more like this
star this property uin 181294 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 2018-10-29more like thismore than 2018-10-29
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence continues to work closely with the Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU) and other Government Departments to ensure that we can address the implications and realise the opportunities of the UK's withdrawal from the EU, including the effect on our Armed Forces.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 180805 more like this
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less than 2018-10-29T16:52:34.087Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-29T16:52:34.087Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stewart Malcolm McDonald more like this
947607
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star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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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 remove filter
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, with reference to the Armed Forces Pay Body Review Report 2018, page 9, paragraph 2.9, when his Department plans to bring forward further details on future staffing levels and targets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 168042 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 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answer text <p>The staffing levels and targets for Armed Forces manpower levels are already set in the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Gavin Williamson more like this
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less than 2018-09-04T15:08:07.61Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T15:08:07.61Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gavin Williamson more like this
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1541
star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
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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 remove filter
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 many service personnel from each service are based in each local authority of the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 166472 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 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
star this property answer text <p>The requested information can be found in the Ministry of Defence's Annual Location Statistics. Data as at 1 April 2018 can be accessed at the following address:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/location-of-uk-regular-service-and-civilian-personnel-annual-statistics-2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-09-04T15:03:22.097Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T15:03:22.097Z
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1487
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
944652
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star this property date less than 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
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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 remove filter
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 plans his Department has to publish a land warfare strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 166110 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 2018-07-27more like thismore than 2018-07-27
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to investing over £17 billion in the Land environment to provide the Army with a modernised warfighting division that includes the transformational STRIKE capability. This investment will support and provide opportunities for the UK's Land and defence sector. To date only Shipbuilding and Combat Air have been selected for a specific sector strategy, other sectors (such as Land) are kept under review. Further sector specific approaches will need to be informed by thorough analysis of the military capability, prosperity, internaitonal, industrial and prosperity benefits and will only be applicable in a very small number of cases.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-07-27T10:45:01.543Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-27T10:45:01.543Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
944794
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star this property date less than 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
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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 remove filter
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 in the event that the target of 144,200 trained regular armed forces personnel by 2020 is not met. 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 166100 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-26more like thismore than 2018-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The Armed Forces continue to meet all their operational targets. We continue to apply a range of measures to improve recruitment and retention.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Gavin Williamson more like this
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less than 2018-07-26T10:11:12.083Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-26T10:11:12.083Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gavin Williamson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
944798
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star this property date less than 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
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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 remove filter
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 is he taking to fill gaps in the 102 specialist armed forces pinch point trades where there are shortfalls in skilled personnel. 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 166101 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-27more like thismore than 2018-07-27
star this property answer text <p>Armed Forces Operational Pinch Points are closely monitored and managed by the Services and the Defence Board. A range of long and short-term measures, at both Single Service and Tri-Service level, are being taken to resolve current shortfalls and mitigate their impact, including using financial recruitment and retention incentives and targeted extensions of Service.</p><p>The close monitoring and management of Operational Pinch Points enables the Department to ensure that these Pinch Points do not impact on the ability of the UK Armed Forces to meet their operational commitments.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-07-27T13:21:30.063Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-27T13:21:30.063Z
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unstar 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
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star this property date less than 2018-07-03more like thismore than 2018-07-03
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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 Armed Forces remove filter
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 he is taking to ensure that the UK remains a tier one military power. 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 160132 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 2018-07-10more like thismore than 2018-07-10
star this property answer text <p>This Government is absolutely committed to maintaining the UK's status as a 'tier 1' military power. The plans and policies set out in the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review confirmed our commitment to maintain our world leading military status, and the Modernising Defence Programme aims to strengthen Defence and our Armed Forces further.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Gavin Williamson more like this
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less than 2018-07-10T15:14:28.45Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-10T15:14:28.45Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gavin Williamson 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 2018-06-21more like thismore than 2018-06-21
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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 remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether the UK qualifies, and will continue to qualify, as a tier one military power. more like this
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Lord Truscott more like this
star this property uin HL8886 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-06-29more like thismore than 2018-06-29
star this property answer text <p>Through the plans and policies set out in Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015, the Government committed to maintain the UK's status as a Tier 1 military power. Since 2015 the threats have increased rapidly and become more complex. The Modernising Defence Programme will make sure that our Armed Forces have the right capabilities to meet the increasing threat picture.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2018-06-29T10:25:16.09Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-29T10:25:16.09Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Truscott more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-05-03more like thismore than 2018-05-03
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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 Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the current strength of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces. more like this
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Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
star this property uin HL7561 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-10more like thismore than 2018-05-10
star this property answer text <p>The strength of Her Majesty's Armed Forces as at 1 January 2018 is 194,950.</p><p>Information on Armed Forces strength is regularly published by Defence Statistics in the UK Armed Forces Quarterly Service Personnel Statistics, which can be found at the following link:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/quarterly-service-personnel-statistics-2018</p><p>Updated figures as at 1 April will be accessible at the same website address from 17 May 2018.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2018-05-10T15:24:34.01Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-10T15:24:34.01Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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star this property file name UK Armed Forces Quarterly Service Personnel Statistics 1 January 2018.pdf more like this
star this property title Quarterly Service Personnel Statistcs 2018 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Kennedy of Southwark more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-23more like thismore than 2018-04-23
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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 remove filter
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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 17 April 2018 to Question 134875, on Armed Forces, how the National Security Capabilities Review has been able to assess the size of the armed forces as sufficient to deliver Joint Force 2025 in the absence of a prescribed minimum number of personnel to deliver Joint Force 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 136948 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-26more like thismore than 2018-04-26
star this property answer text <p>The size and shape of the Armed Forces is under review as part of the Modernising Defence Programme. This will include the delivery of JF25. Our Armed Forces continue to fulfil all of their commitments across the globe, and this government will ensure that they can continue to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 136949 more like this
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less than 2018-04-26T16:59:33.737Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-26T16:59:33.737Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-04-23more like thismore than 2018-04-23
star this property answering body
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 remove filter
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 17 April 2018 to Question 134875, on Armed Forces, whether he has made an estimate of the minimum size of the armed forces required for them to fulfill all their UK and overseas commitments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 136949 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 2018-04-26more like thismore than 2018-04-26
star this property answer text <p>The size and shape of the Armed Forces is under review as part of the Modernising Defence Programme. This will include the delivery of JF25. Our Armed Forces continue to fulfil all of their commitments across the globe, and this government will ensure that they can continue to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 136948 more like this
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less than 2018-04-26T16:59:33.8Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-26T16:59:33.8Z
star this property answering member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-04-16more like thismore than 2018-04-16
star this property answering body
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 remove filter
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 many fewer full-time (a) male and (b) female service personnel there were at the most recent date for which data is available compared with 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 135936 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-24more like thismore than 2018-04-24
star this property answer text <p>The number of full-time, UK Regular Service personnel, broken down by gender and year, can be found in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>1 October 2010</p></td><td><p>1 October 2017</p></td><td><p>Decrease from <br> 1 October 2010 to 1 October 2017</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Male</p></td><td><p>170,620</p></td><td><p>132,300</p></td><td><p>38,330</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Female</p></td><td><p>18,060</p></td><td><p>15,230</p></td><td><p>2,840</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The 2010 Strategic Defence and Security Review looked to restructure the Armed Forces to face future challenges and affordability, resulting in a reduction to Armed Forces strength. The Armed Forces have enough personnel to meet operational requirements.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Defence’s published Diversity Statistics can be found at the following link: <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-biannual-diversity-statistics-2017" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-biannual-diversity-statistics-2017</a>.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-04-24T15:18:18.657Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-24T15:18:18.657Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-29more like thismore than 2018-03-29
star this property answering body
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 remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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, with reference to page 17 of the National Security Capabilities Review, what estimate he has made of the minimum size of the armed forces required to deliver Joint Force 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 134875 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-17more like thismore than 2018-04-17
star this property answer text <p>Joint Force 2025 is defined in the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review. There is no prescribed minimum number of personnel or platforms required to deliver the outputs that this force is designed to achieve.</p><p>Our Armed Forces are fulfilling all their commitments across the globe, and this Government will ensure that they can continue to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Gavin Williamson more like this
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less than 2018-04-17T13:52:18.65Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-17T13:52:18.65Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gavin Williamson more like this
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star this property answering member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Gavin Williamson more like this
star this property answering member
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star this property label Biography information for Gavin Williamson more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-01-30more like thismore than 2018-01-30
star this property answering body
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 remove filter
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 current manning liability is of (a) The Royal Navy, (b) The Army and (c) the RAF. 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 125767 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-06more like thismore than 2018-02-06
star this property answer text <p>This information is available at:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/659404/20171001_-_SPS.pdf</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2018-02-06T16:05:23.46Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T16:05:23.46Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-16more like thismore than 2018-01-16
star this property answering body
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 remove filter
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 his oral contribution of 15 January 2018, Official Report, column.614 whether his Department plans to maintain the Armed Forces at the size they were at the 2017 General Election; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 123069 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-23more like thismore than 2018-01-23
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to maintaining the overall size of the Armed Forces.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Gavin Williamson more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 123067 more like this
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less than 2018-01-23T11:41:56.76Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-23T11:41:56.76Z
star this property answering member
4108
unstar this property label Biography information for Gavin Williamson more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
823615
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star this property date less than 2018-01-16more like thismore than 2018-01-16
star this property answering body
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 remove filter
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 his oral contribution of 15 January 2018, Official Report, column 617, what the personnel will be for the(a) Army, (b) Royal Navy and (c) Royal Air Force in each of the next two years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 123075 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-23more like thismore than 2018-01-23
star this property answer text <p>We do not publish year-by-year forward projections for the size of the Armed Forces.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Gavin Williamson more like this
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less than 2018-01-23T16:38:59.317Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-23T16:38:59.317Z
star this property answering member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gavin Williamson more like this
star this property tabling member
1541
star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
star this property answering body
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 remove filter
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 discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the recommendations of the Royal British Legion and Poppyscotland's 2017 Manifesto for the armed forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 120792 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-08more like thismore than 2018-01-08
star this property answer text <p>Last year's Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report to Parliament, published on 18 December 2017, sets out the progress made and future intent across Government and in the Devolved Administrations towards a number of key goals in the Royal British Legion's Manifesto. These include: confirmation from the Office of National Statistics that they will recommend the inclusion of a veterans' marker in the 2021 census; an independent review of the Covenant in Business in 2018 to identify and share best practice, and an intention to consult on statutory guidance for local authorities regarding housing support for divorced and separated spouses of Service personnel.</p><p> </p><p>Defence Ministers were pleased to meet with the Director General of the Royal British Legion, Charles Byrne, in November 2017, and will continue to drive the Covenant agenda forward across Government via the Ministerial Covenant and Veterans Board this Year.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-01-08T14:54:34.417Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-08T14:54:34.417Z
star this property answering member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
star this property tabling member
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star this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-12-07more like thismore than 2017-12-07
star this property answering body
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 remove filter
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 many personnel of visiting forces are based in the UK; what nations those forces come from; and what the locations are of visiting units. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh North and Leith more like this
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Deidre Brock more like this
star this property uin 118319 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-14more like thismore than 2017-12-14
star this property answer text <p>It will take some time to gather the information required to answer the hon. Member's question.</p><p>I will write to the hon. Member and a copy of my letter will be placed in the Library of the House.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2017-12-14T10:55:53.127Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-14T10:55:53.127Z
star this property answering member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Deidre Brock more like this
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