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star this property date less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will introduce an online pension calculator for use by those who have left the armed forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Salisbury more like this
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John Glen more like this
star this property uin 193844 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 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
star this property answer text <p>The Armed Forces Benefits, Pension, Scheme Pays and Redundancy Calculators are available for serving Armed Forces personnel, but will not provide an accurate forecast for ex-Service personnel. They are able to request pension forecasts directly from the Service Personnel and Veterans Agency (SPVA) which will be re-named Defence Business Services - Veterans UK with effect from 1 April 2014.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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less than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Glen more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
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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
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many people have been convicted of an offence contrary to section 42 of the Armed Forces Act 2006 which corresponds to an offence contrary to any provision specified in the table in paragraph 3 of the Schedule of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Prescribed Criteria and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2009 in each of the last four years. 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 193734 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
star this property answer text <p>The information will take time to collate, I will write to the hon. Member shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 194029 more like this
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less than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Z
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3938
star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry remove filter
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1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
45470
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
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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
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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 people have been convicted of an offence contrary to section 42 of the Armed Forces Act 2006 which (a) corresponds to an offence contrary to any provision specified in part 1 of the table in paragraph 1 of the Schedule to the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Prescribed Criteria and Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2009 and was committed in circumstances specified in the entry in the second column of that part of that table which corresponds to the relevant entry in the first column of that part of that table or (b) corresponds to an offence contrary to a provision specified in part 2 of that table in each of the last four years. 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 194029 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 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
star this property answer text <p>The information will take time to collate, I will write to the hon. Member shortly.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 193734 more like this
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less than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry remove filter
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1533
unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
44998
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star this property date less than 2014-03-25more like thismore than 2014-03-25
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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
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many (a) allegations of, (b) investigations of, (c) prosecutions for and (d) convictions for (i) rape and (ii) sexual assault fell under the jurisdiction of the Service Police in Cyprus in each year since 2008. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 193650 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 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
star this property answer text <p>The following table details allegations of rape and sexual assault investigated by the Service Police in Cyprus in each year since the implementation of the Armed Forces Act 2006 on 1 November 2009 to 25 March 2014.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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less than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry remove filter
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star this property file name PQ02838B - 20140402085152 - PQ Final Answer[1][1].doc more like this
star this property title Table relating to PQ answer more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
44330
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star this property date less than 2014-03-20more like thismore than 2014-03-20
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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
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the budget of the Service Complaints Commission has been in each year of its operation; how many staff have been employed by that Commission; how such figures will change after April 2014; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
star this property uin 193110 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 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
star this property answer text <p>The annual budget of the Service Complaints Commissioner can be found in the Annual Reports at the following links:</p><p> </p><p><strong><em><a title="blocked::http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/423526_sccar_annualrep_tag.pdf" href="http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/423526_sccar_annualrep_tag.pdf" target="_blank">http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/423526_sccar_annualrep_tag.pdf</a></em></strong></p><p> </p><p><strong><em><a title="blocked::http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/scc_2009_ar.pdf" href="http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/scc_2009_ar.pdf" target="_blank">http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/scc_2009_ar.pdf</a></em></strong></p><p><strong><em><a title="blocked::http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/scc_annual_report_2010_with_erratum.pdf" href="http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/scc_annual_report_2010_with_erratum.pdf" target="_blank">http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/scc_annual_report_2010_with_erratum.pdf</a></em></strong></p><p> </p><p><strong><em><a title="blocked::http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/sccannualreport2011web.pdf" href="http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/sccannualreport2011web.pdf" target="_blank">http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/sccannualreport2011web.pdf</a></em></strong></p><p> </p><p><strong><em><a title="blocked::http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/426354_ssc_ar_2012.pdf" href="http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/426354_ssc_ar_2012.pdf" target="_blank">http://armedforcescomplaints.independent.gov.uk/linkedfiles/afcindependent/426354_ssc_ar_2012.pdf</a></em></strong></p><p> </p><p>The number of staff employed by the Commissioner at the end of each calendar year, excluding the Commissioner herself is shown in the following table:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>2014 (projected)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>10</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Resource requirements are kept under review and we will continue to do so as we implement the recent announcement of a Service Complaints Ombudsman.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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3938
star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
45645
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star this property date less than 2014-03-27more like thismore than 2014-03-27
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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
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the average career length is of a soldier in each regiment or unit who enlisted (a) aged under 18 and (b) aged 18 or above. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 194161 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 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
star this property answer text <p>The average career length by Regiment or Corps is shown in the following table.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p><strong>Regiment/Corps</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Average Career Length</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Enlisted under 18</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Enlisted 18 or over</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Household Cavalry &amp; Royal Armoured Corps</p></td><td><p>11 years,4 months</p></td><td><p>9 years,4 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Artillery</p></td><td><p>13 years,0 months</p></td><td><p>9 years,6 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Engineers</p></td><td><p>12 years,11 months</p></td><td><p>8 years,6 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Signals</p></td><td><p>14 years,5 months</p></td><td><p>10 years,1 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Infantry</p></td><td><p>11 years,0 months</p></td><td><p>7 years,9 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Army Air Corps</p></td><td><p>14 years,1 months</p></td><td><p>11 years,3 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Logistic Corps</p></td><td><p>13 years,5 months</p></td><td><p>10 years,2 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Army Medical Corps</p></td><td><p>12 years,1 months</p></td><td><p>9 years,10 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers</p></td><td><p>14 years,4 months</p></td><td><p>13 years,3 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Adjutant General's Corps (Provost)</p></td><td><p>19 years,7 months</p></td><td><p>13 years,6 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Adjutant General's Corps (Staff and Personnel Support)</p></td><td><p>18 years,10 months</p></td><td><p>14 years,4 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Army Veterinary Corps</p></td><td><p>12 years,10 months</p></td><td><p>9 years,6 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Small Arms School Corps</p></td><td><p>23 years,0 months</p></td><td><p>21 years,5 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Army Dental Corps</p></td><td><p>13 years,7 months</p></td><td><p>11 years,10 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Intelligence Corps</p></td><td><p>22 years,10 months</p></td><td><p>14 years,4 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Army Physical Training Corps</p></td><td><p>22 years,0 months</p></td><td><p>19 years,11 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps</p></td><td><p>14 years,5 months</p></td><td><p>11 years,4 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Corps of Army Music</p></td><td><p>22 years,2 months</p></td><td><p>13 years,3 months</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Senior Soldier Continuity Posts (Long Service)</p></td><td><p>34 years,11 months</p></td><td><p>30 years,4 months</p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td><p>Source: Defence Statistics (Army)</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Notes/Caveats:</p><p>The figures are based on all trained regular other ranks who left the Army between 1 April 2010 and 31 March 2013.</p><p> </p><p>Caution should be exercised with regards to interpretation of these statistics. They are based on Army personnel covering a number of contracts or types of engagements. They form a statistical average for the Army and do not relate to the terms and conditions associated with any particular contract.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
45529
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star this property date less than 2014-03-27more like thismore than 2014-03-27
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to facilitate the attendance of (a) veterans, (b) armed forces' widows, (c) armed forces' spouses and (d) carers to the 70th anniversary D-Day commemoration events at (i) Portsmouth on 5 June 2014, (ii) London on 22 June 2014, (iii) York on 20 July 2014 and (iv) London on 16 October 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gedling more like this
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Vernon Coaker more like this
star this property uin 194124 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
star this property answer text <p>The 70<sup>th</sup> Anniversary D-Day commemorative events in Portsmouth are being organised by Portsmouth City Council, and the military is supporting the event as requested. Similarly, the Services are supporting events planned by the Normandy Veterans Association (NVA). The Department is unable to predict the numbers who may be present at any of these events and has received no requests to facilitate attendance.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Defence was made aware of Portsmouth City Council's planned events in April 2013. We were informed about the majority of NVA events in February 2013, and the National Memorial Arboretum event in November 2013. We have been working closely with the Royal British Legion and the NVA on the planned events to mark this significant anniversary, and have ensured that a range of Service charities and associations are kept informed, including COBSEO, the Confederation of Service Charities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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194125 more like this
194130 more like this
194131 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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3938
star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Vernon Coaker more like this
44341
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star this property date less than 2014-03-20more like thismore than 2014-03-20
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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
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what savings have accrued to the Exchequer through the linking of the value of armed forces pensions to the Consumer Prices Index rather than the Retail Prices Index. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 193206 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>(holding answer 25 March 2014)</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is used to set the inflation target for the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee; it is the headline measure of inflation in the UK as reported by the Office of National Statistics, and is an internationally comparable measure.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>CPI is therefore considered by the Government to be the appropriate index to provide protection from inflation, which is why both the Armed Forces and Civil Service pension schemes use this measure.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Armed Forces continue to benefit from the only major public sector pension scheme that is non-contributory.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The information requested is shown in the following table. These figures are estimates:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Financial Year 1 (2011-12)</p></td><td><p>approx. £48 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Financial Year 2 (2012-13)</p></td><td><p>approx. £67 million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Financial Year 3 (2013-14)</p></td><td><p>approx. £85 million</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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3938
star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
45523
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star this property date less than 2014-03-27more like thismore than 2014-03-27
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Ministry of Defence 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 25 March 2014, Official Report, column 181W, on D-Day landings: anniversaries, on what date his Department received confirmation that each of the 70th anniversary D-Day commemoration events in the UK would take place. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gedling more like this
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Vernon Coaker more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
star this property answer text <p>The 70<sup>th</sup> Anniversary D-Day commemorative events in Portsmouth are being organised by Portsmouth City Council, and the military is supporting the event as requested. Similarly, the Services are supporting events planned by the Normandy Veterans Association (NVA). The Department is unable to predict the numbers who may be present at any of these events and has received no requests to facilitate attendance.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Defence was made aware of Portsmouth City Council's planned events in April 2013. We were informed about the majority of NVA events in February 2013, and the National Memorial Arboretum event in November 2013. We have been working closely with the Royal British Legion and the NVA on the planned events to mark this significant anniversary, and have ensured that a range of Service charities and associations are kept informed, including COBSEO, the Confederation of Service Charities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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194124 more like this
194125 more like this
194131 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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3938
star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry remove filter
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360
unstar this property label Biography information for Vernon Coaker more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-27more like thismore than 2014-03-27
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Ministry of Defence 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 25 March 2014, Official Report, column 181W, on D-Day landings: anniversaries, how many (a) veterans, (b) armed forces' widows, (c) armed forces' spouses and (d) carers his Department expects will be in attendance for each of the 70th anniversary D-Day commemoration events in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gedling more like this
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Vernon Coaker more like this
star this property uin 194131 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
star this property answer text <p>The 70<sup>th</sup> Anniversary D-Day commemorative events in Portsmouth are being organised by Portsmouth City Council, and the military is supporting the event as requested. Similarly, the Services are supporting events planned by the Normandy Veterans Association (NVA). The Department is unable to predict the numbers who may be present at any of these events and has received no requests to facilitate attendance.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Defence was made aware of Portsmouth City Council's planned events in April 2013. We were informed about the majority of NVA events in February 2013, and the National Memorial Arboretum event in November 2013. We have been working closely with the Royal British Legion and the NVA on the planned events to mark this significant anniversary, and have ensured that a range of Service charities and associations are kept informed, including COBSEO, the Confederation of Service Charities.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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194124 more like this
194125 more like this
194130 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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3938
star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Vernon Coaker more like this