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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Defence: Industry 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 What steps she is taking to support the UK defence industry. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing, Southall more like this
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Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
star this property uin 911786 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>On the 14 of March, we provided an update to Parliament on our ambitious Defence Prosperity Programme. This includes work to sustain an internationally competitive and productive UK Defence sector and grow exports and inward investment. In the past two years, we have published strategies for Shipbuilding and Combat Air and refreshed our Defence Industrial Policy with a new emphasis on supporting growth and competitiveness.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T16:29:27.983Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:29:27.983Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Virendra Sharma more like this
1137341
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Defence: Aerospace Industry 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 If she will make an assessment of the sustainability of the UK defence aerospace sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
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Rosie Cooper more like this
star this property uin 911784 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The UK is at the forefront of the defence aerospace industry. The Ministry of Defence is continuing to invest in capability development of aerospace platforms, which will protect highly skilled jobs for many years to come.</p><p> </p><p>The UK’s Combat Air Strategy, launched at the 2018 Farnborough International Air Show, sets out a clear way forward for preserving national advantage and choice in how our future Combat Air capability is delivered.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-07-08T16:31:42.633Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-08T16:31:42.633Z
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4032
star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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1538
unstar this property label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
1127389
star 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 Nuclear Weapons: Employment 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 What recent estimate she has made of the number of jobs supported by the nuclear defence sector. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow East more like this
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Bob Blackman more like this
star this property uin 910985 more like this
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star 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>We estimate, based on industry and Government statistics, that the Defence Nuclear Enterprise supports at least 30,000 jobs, supporting prosperity across the United Kingdom.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T16:50:12.153Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T16:50:12.153Z
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4032
star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bob Blackman more like this
992611
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-22more like thismore than 2018-10-22
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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 Defence: Scotland 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 What estimate he has made of the change in real terms defence spending in Scotland since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen more like this
star this property uin 907182 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-22more like thismore than 2018-10-22
star this property answer text <p>Ministry of Defence (MOD) expenditure with Scottish industry has increased in real terms from £1.372 billion in 2013-14 to £1.592 billion in 2016-17.</p><p> </p><p>The number of jobs supported by MOD expenditure with industry in Scotland currently stands at 10,500, and this has increased every year since 2013.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-10-22T15:46:42.85Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-22T15:46:42.85Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen more like this
992609
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-22more like thismore than 2018-10-22
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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 Warships: Procurement 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 What priority his Department accords to the preservation of UK shipbuilding capacity when awarding contracts to build the fleet solid support ships. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Warley more like this
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John Spellar more like this
star this property uin 907175 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-22more like thismore than 2018-10-22
star this property answer text <p>The Government’s National Shipbuilding Strategy was clear that for reasons of national security warships must be built in the UK.</p><p>Fleet solid support ships do not fall under the National Shipbuilding Strategy definition of a warship. All non-Warships are procured through international competition to secure best value for money.</p><p>We have encouraged UK shipyards to participate in the competition and have been pleased with the positive engagement so far.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-10-22T15:47:22.627Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-22T15:47:22.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Spellar more like this
918277
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star this property date less than 2018-06-06more like thismore than 2018-06-06
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Industry: Scotland 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 What steps the Government is taking to ensure that Scotland benefits from the modern industrial strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Fylde more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mark Menzies more like this
star this property uin 905623 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-06-06more like thismore than 2018-06-06
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government has been working collaboratively with the Scottish Government to implement the Industrial Strategy.</p><p> </p><p>We have announced sector deals in Life Sciences, Creative Industries, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive and Construction. I am also aware of further proposals for sector deals from the oil and gas, and food and drink sectors which have the potential to make a significant contribution in Scotland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 905620 more like this
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less than 2018-06-06T14:10:52.32Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-06T14:10:52.32Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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3998
unstar this property label Biography information for Mark Menzies more like this
918276
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star this property date less than 2018-06-06more like thismore than 2018-06-06
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Industry: Scotland 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 What steps the Government is taking to ensure that Scotland benefits from the modern industrial strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Henley more like this
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John Howell more like this
star this property uin 905620 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-06-06more like thismore than 2018-06-06
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government has been working collaboratively with the Scottish Government to implement the Industrial Strategy.</p><p> </p><p>We have announced sector deals in Life Sciences, Creative Industries, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive and Construction. I am also aware of further proposals for sector deals from the oil and gas, and food and drink sectors which have the potential to make a significant contribution in Scotland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 905623 more like this
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less than 2018-06-06T14:10:52.26Zmore like thismore than 2018-06-06T14:10:52.26Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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1606
unstar this property label Biography information for John Howell more like this
896165
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-05-02more like thismore than 2018-05-02
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Prisons: South Wales 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 What recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on building a new prison in South Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow East more like this
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David Linden more like this
star this property uin 905019 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-05-02more like thismore than 2018-05-02
star this property answer text <p>Around 20 potential sites across South Wales were put forward by the Welsh Government after they approached the Ministry of Justice. The site in Port Talbot was ranked as the number one site by the Welsh Government as the most suitable location for a prison in South Wales.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-05-02T14:08:54.213Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-02T14:08:54.213Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for David Linden more like this
861940
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star this property date less than 2018-03-14more like thismore than 2018-03-14
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Children: Protection more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What recent discussions the Government has had with the Welsh Government on child protection in Wales. 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 904287 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-14more like thismore than 2018-03-14
star this property answer text <p>The provision and regulation of child protection is devolved to the Welsh Assembly, and as such is a matter for the Welsh Government. However, DfE officials have regular discussions with their Welsh Government counterparts on issues of common interest relating to child protection or safeguarding.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-03-14T17:33:54.843Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-14T17:33:54.843Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
861938
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-03-14more like thismore than 2018-03-14
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Hospitals: Parking more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on the abolition of hospital car parking charges in Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harlow more like this
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Robert Halfon more like this
star this property uin 904285 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-14more like thismore than 2018-03-14
star this property answer text <p>I have not discussed this matter with the Welsh Government.</p><p>The responsibility for car parking charges in Wales is devolved to the Welsh Government and decisions on whether to waive charges are entirely for the Welsh Government.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-03-14T17:32:54.72Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-14T17:32:54.72Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Halfon more like this
861937
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star this property date less than 2018-03-14more like thismore than 2018-03-14
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Local Growth Deals: North Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the timetable for the delivery of the North Wales growth deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Delyn more like this
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David Hanson more like this
star this property uin 904283 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-14more like thismore than 2018-03-14
star this property answer text <p>I have had regular discussions with my ministerial colleagues regarding the North Wales Growth Deal, especially in light of its significant cross-border aspects.</p><p> </p><p>The benefit of a growth deal is that they are driven by local communities, and as such the timetable is in their hands.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-03-14T17:32:03.627Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-14T17:32:03.627Z
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4032
star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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533
unstar this property label Biography information for David Hanson more like this
856826
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star this property date less than 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
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Scotland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 2 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Scotland more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Scotland more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Scotland 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 What assessment he has made of the effect on low-income families of the roll-out of universal credit in Scotland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Midlothian more like this
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Danielle Rowley more like this
star this property uin 904148 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-07more like thismore than 2018-03-07
star this property answer text <p>Universal Credit is transforming lives across the country. Research shows that UC claimants spend more time searching for work and applying for work than those on previous benefits. There are now over 100,000 fewer workless households in Scotland than 7 year ago.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-03-07T16:18:29.687Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-07T16:18:29.687Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Danielle Rowley more like this
834113
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Police: Wales 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 What recent representations he has received from Police and Crime Commissioners in Wales on police funding for Wales in 2018-19. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Delyn more like this
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David Hanson more like this
star this property uin 903573 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
star this property answer text <p>Wales Office ministers meet regularly with representatives of the police in Wales to discuss a range of issues.</p><p> </p><p>The Government recently announced the proposed police funding settlement for 2018/19 which would see an additional £450m invested across England and Wales, including around £16m direct to Welsh PCCs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 903572 more like this
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less than 2018-01-31T17:39:43.083Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-31T17:39:43.083Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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533
unstar this property label Biography information for David Hanson more like this
834112
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Police: Wales more like this
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 What recent representations he has received from the Police and Crime Commissioners in Wales on the adequacy of (a) the number of police officers and (b) police funding in Wales. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Croydon Central more like this
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Sarah Jones more like this
star this property uin 903572 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
star this property answer text <p>Wales Office ministers meet regularly with representatives of the police in Wales to discuss a range of issues.</p><p> </p><p>The Government recently announced the proposed police funding settlement for 2018/19 which would see an additional £450m invested across England and Wales, including around £16m direct to Welsh PCCs.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 903573 more like this
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less than 2018-01-31T17:39:43.037Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-31T17:39:43.037Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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4631
unstar this property label Biography information for Sarah Jones more like this
834111
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star this property date less than 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
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Wales Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 28 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Wales more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Wales more like this
star this property hansard heading Tourism: Wales more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text What recent discussions he has had with the Welsh Government on promoting Wales as a tourist destination. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lewisham West and Penge more like this
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Ellie Reeves more like this
star this property uin 903571 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
star this property answer text <p>Wales is a fantastic tourist destination and we must take every opportunity to highlight its attractions. Since my appointment I have spoken with Visit Britain to discuss how we can work together to promote Wales to the world and I am hoping to meet with the Welsh Government Minister for Tourism in the coming weeks.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-01-31T17:38:29.947Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-31T17:38:29.947Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ellie Reeves more like this
1141149
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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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 Sri Lanka: Military Alliances 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 recent steps she has taken to strengthen defence and security cooperation with Sri Lanka. 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 280233 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK has strong ties with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan, which we value and reinforce through regular defence engagement, exercises and training courses.</p><p>The Ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary visited Islamabad in March 2019 for the annual Defence Cooperation Forum with Pakistan and regular dialogue continues at senior military level. The Pakistan National Defence University visited the UK earlier this year. Bangladesh also held a National Defence College visit.</p><p>Defence relations with Sri Lanka were significantly strengthened in 2019 by the appointment of a resident Defence Adviser.</p><p>HMS Dragon visited Karachi in February 2019 as part of Exercise AMAN, in which Sri Lanka and Bangladesh were also involved. HMS Montrose visited Colombo in April 2019 as part of her deployment in the Indian Ocean and conducted a short exercise with the Sri Lankan Navy.</p><p>In addition to bespoke training programmes, Bangladeshi and Pakistani cadets are attending the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2018-19, and there are members of the Royal College of Defence Studies from all three countries.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
280226 more like this
280231 more like this
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less than 2019-07-26T07:57:07.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T07:57:07.347Z
star this property answering member
4032
star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1141147
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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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 Pakistan: Military Alliances 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 steps she has taken to strengthen defence and security co-operation with Pakistan. 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 280231 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK has strong ties with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan, which we value and reinforce through regular defence engagement, exercises and training courses.</p><p>The Ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary visited Islamabad in March 2019 for the annual Defence Cooperation Forum with Pakistan and regular dialogue continues at senior military level. The Pakistan National Defence University visited the UK earlier this year. Bangladesh also held a National Defence College visit.</p><p>Defence relations with Sri Lanka were significantly strengthened in 2019 by the appointment of a resident Defence Adviser.</p><p>HMS Dragon visited Karachi in February 2019 as part of Exercise AMAN, in which Sri Lanka and Bangladesh were also involved. HMS Montrose visited Colombo in April 2019 as part of her deployment in the Indian Ocean and conducted a short exercise with the Sri Lankan Navy.</p><p>In addition to bespoke training programmes, Bangladeshi and Pakistani cadets are attending the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2018-19, and there are members of the Royal College of Defence Studies from all three countries.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
280226 more like this
280233 more like this
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less than 2019-07-26T07:57:07.3Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T07:57:07.3Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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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 Bangladesh: Military Alliances 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 recent steps she has taken to strengthen defence and security cooperation with Bangladesh. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 280226 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-26more like thismore than 2019-07-26
star this property answer text <p>The UK has strong ties with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan, which we value and reinforce through regular defence engagement, exercises and training courses.</p><p>The Ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary visited Islamabad in March 2019 for the annual Defence Cooperation Forum with Pakistan and regular dialogue continues at senior military level. The Pakistan National Defence University visited the UK earlier this year. Bangladesh also held a National Defence College visit.</p><p>Defence relations with Sri Lanka were significantly strengthened in 2019 by the appointment of a resident Defence Adviser.</p><p>HMS Dragon visited Karachi in February 2019 as part of Exercise AMAN, in which Sri Lanka and Bangladesh were also involved. HMS Montrose visited Colombo in April 2019 as part of her deployment in the Indian Ocean and conducted a short exercise with the Sri Lankan Navy.</p><p>In addition to bespoke training programmes, Bangladeshi and Pakistani cadets are attending the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2018-19, and there are members of the Royal College of Defence Studies from all three countries.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
280231 more like this
280233 more like this
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less than 2019-07-26T07:57:06.347Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-26T07:57:06.347Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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 Porton Down: Animal Experiments more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many of the 1,941 animals used in scientific procedures at DSTL Porton Down in 2018 were experimented upon under a multiple generic licence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 278580 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) at Porton Down, Wiltshire, is licensed by the Home Office to conduct the Ministry of Defence's in-house research involving the use of animals.</p><p>In 2017 and 2018, no animals were used in scientific procedures at Dstl Porton Down under a multiple generic licence. Dstl does not hold licences of this type.</p><p>Animals are used in experiments to develop new vaccines, therapies and treatments that save the lives of UK military and can benefit civilians. Chemical and biological weapons are a real and present threat. That is why Dstl continues its vital work in providing better protection against the use of these agents and against conventional threats.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 278579 more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:19:42.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:19:42.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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4630
unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1139869
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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 Porton Down: Animal Experiments more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many of the 3,865 animals used in scientific procedures at DSTL Porton Down in 2017 were experimented upon under a multiple generic licence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ceredigion more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Ben Lake more like this
star this property uin 278579 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) at Porton Down, Wiltshire, is licensed by the Home Office to conduct the Ministry of Defence's in-house research involving the use of animals.</p><p>In 2017 and 2018, no animals were used in scientific procedures at Dstl Porton Down under a multiple generic licence. Dstl does not hold licences of this type.</p><p>Animals are used in experiments to develop new vaccines, therapies and treatments that save the lives of UK military and can benefit civilians. Chemical and biological weapons are a real and present threat. That is why Dstl continues its vital work in providing better protection against the use of these agents and against conventional threats.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
unstar this property grouped question UIN 278580 more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:19:42.7Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:19:42.7Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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4630
unstar this property label Biography information for Ben Lake more like this
1139837
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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 Warships: Deployment more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when (a) HMS Dauntless and (b) HMS Daring will next be put to sea. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 278426 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
star this property answer text <p>Both HMS DAUNTLESS and HMS DARING are in planned deep maintenance periods. I am withholding information on their future programmes as this would, or would be likely to, prejudice the capability, effectiveness or security of the Armed Forces.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-07-25T08:27:20.77Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T08:27:20.77Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
star this property tabling member
1447
unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
1139833
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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 Future Large Aircraft more like this
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, what the cost to the public purse is of the programme of work being undertaken by Airbus to increase the (a) serviceability and (b) reliability of the RAF's A400m aircraft fleet. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rayleigh and Wickford more like this
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Mr Mark Francois more like this
star this property uin 278420 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>There is no single activity or programme to address aircraft serviceability. All aircraft are operated and maintained in accordance with the Air System Document Set, which includes the Operator's Maintenance Plan. This defines the servicing schedules and their periodicity based primarily on usage. With regard to reliability, I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 1 July 2019 to Question 269009.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:14:29.133Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:14:29.133Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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unstar this property file name 269009 - Future Large Aircraft.docx more like this
star this property title 269009 - Future Large Aircraft more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Francois more like this
1139829
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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 Future Large Aircraft more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether restrictions have been imposed on the type of stores that are carried by the A400M as a result of vibration problems with that aircraft. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rayleigh and Wickford more like this
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Mr Mark Francois more like this
star this property uin 278419 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>A400M routinely carries ordnance, munitions and explosives in support of the UK's Defence commitments including in the broader Middle East. The type of stores that can be carried have been cleared through a qualification process in line with operational priorities, and there are no restrictions specific to A400M due to vibration.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:11:34.04Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:11:34.04Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew remove filter
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1444
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Francois more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-07-17