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unstar this property date less than 2018-11-16more like thismore than 2018-11-16
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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 Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations 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, how many British Army soldiers died in Operation Herrick. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gravesham more like this
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Adam Holloway more like this
star this property uin 192112 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 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
star this property answer text <p>364 British Army personnel died as a result of injuries and illnesses sustained on Operation Herrick. 36 were Officers and 328 were Other Rank soldiers.</p><p>These figures are official statistics provided by Defence Statistics.</p> more like this
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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less than 2018-11-22T14:48:54.243Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-22T14:48:54.243Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Holloway more like this
886326
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unstar this property date less than 2018-04-18more like thismore than 2018-04-18
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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 Afghanistan: Military Aircraft 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, how many safety occurrence reports have been raised on the (a) Boeing E-3d Sentry and (b) Nimrod prior to the crash in Afghanistan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gravesham more like this
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Adam Holloway more like this
star this property uin 136521 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 2018-04-27more like thismore than 2018-04-27
star this property answer text <p>The number of air safety occurrence reports recorded for E-3D Sentry and Nimrod fleets prior to the crash of Nimrod XV230 on 2 September 2006, is given in the table below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>From</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>To</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of recorded air safety occurrence reports</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>E-3D</strong></p></td><td><p>22 January 1991</p></td><td><p>2 September 2006</p></td><td><p>666</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Nimrod</strong></p></td><td><p>28 July 1971</p></td><td><p>2 September 2006</p></td><td><p>3,527</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
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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less than 2018-04-27T13:21:08.447Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-27T13:21:08.447Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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1522
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Holloway more like this
816962
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unstar this property date less than 2018-01-05more like thismore than 2018-01-05
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading North Korea: Nuclear Weapons 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, whether he has received reports of imminent missile test launches by North Korea; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 121389 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-15more like thismore than 2018-01-15
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State is briefed on a regular basis about the development of North Korean Ballistic Missile capability, including the conduct of significant tests when they occur. The Ministry of Defence continues to work with its international partners to support the policy of exerting maximum political and economic pressure on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to change its direction and reach a peaceful resolution to regional tensions.</p> more like this
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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less than 2018-01-15T16:58:46.097Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-15T16:58:46.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
828619
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unstar this property date less than 2018-01-23more like thismore than 2018-01-23
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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 North Korea: Guided Weapons more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 15 January 2018 to Question 121389, what the latest date was on which he was briefed on the development of North Korean Ballistic Missile capability and the conduct of significant tests. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 124284 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 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to his Question 121389 on 15 January 2018.</p><p>The Secretary of State for Defence is briefed on a regular and frequent basis about the development of North Korean Ballistic Missile capability, as he is on a range of defence issues.</p> more like this
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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less than 2018-01-29T15:01:48.98Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-29T15:01:48.98Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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star this property file name Hansard Extact Monday 15 January 2018 HOC 121389.docx more like this
star this property title North Korea:Nuclear Weapons more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
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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 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 assessment he has made of the compatibility with the Government's policy on nuclear non-proliferation of the development of new types of nuclear weapon for use in UK defence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 125834 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 2018-02-07more like thismore than 2018-02-07
star this property answer text <p>Any decisions on UK nuclear deterrence policy or capability will be in line with the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), which remains the cornerstone of the global non-proliferation regime. Given the current threat to international security, and the reality that this will continue for the foreseeable future, our independent nuclear deterrent remains as vital today as ever.</p> more like this
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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less than 2018-02-07T16:33:39.76Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-07T16:33:39.76Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2015-06-30more like thismore than 2015-06-30
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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: Education more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many visits the armed forces made to (a) state secondary schools, (b) independent schools and (c) colleges in (i) Scotland, (ii) Wales, (iii) England and (iv) Northern Ireland in each of the last five years. 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 4788 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 2015-07-07more like thismore than 2015-07-07
star this property answer text <p>This information is not held in the format requested, but the number of visits in each of the last five years, broken down by Service and Country is detailed below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Country</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Visits by the Royal Navy </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Visits by the Army </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Visits by the Royal Air Force</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Year 2010-11</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>412</p></td><td><p>488</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p> </p><p>101 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p>46</p></td><td><p>161</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p><p> </p></td><td><p>No data (see note 1)</p></td><td><p>125</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p> </p><p>399 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>No data (see note 1)</p></td><td><p>5,378</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Year 2011-12</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>304</p></td><td><p>191</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p> </p><p>84 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p> </p><p>188</p></td><td><p> </p><p>65</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>146</p></td><td><p>290</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>416</p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>1,821</p></td><td><p>2,761</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Year 2012-13</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>152</p></td><td><p>199</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p> </p><p>118 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p>198</p></td><td><p>74</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p><p> </p></td><td><p>300</p></td><td><p>202</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p> </p><p>120 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>1,382(see note 1)</p></td><td><p>2,412</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Year 2013-14</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>211</p></td><td><p>175</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>142 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p> </p><p>53</p></td><td><p>162</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>298</p></td><td><p>211</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>251 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>2,293</p></td><td><p>3,882</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Year 2014-15</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>219</p></td><td><p>203</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p> </p><p>217(see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p>57</p></td><td><p> </p><p>303</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>99</p></td><td><p>246</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>178(see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>2,050</p></td><td><p>1,960</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Note 1: There is no data for England and Wales due to a loss of data when the Royal Navy computer system was updated.</p><p>Note 2: This is incomplete data and only includes the South West, Midlands and Northern England.</p><p>Note 3: Each Service defines regions and areas in a different way and the Royal Air Force is not able to provide separate details for each Country. The figures group Scotland and Northern Ireland together and then England and Wales together.</p><p> </p><p>These visits can comprise presentations, citizenship talks, meetings with staff, participation in career events, practice interviews and activities with the students, such as science and maths challenges, and other indoor or outdoor exercises.</p><p> </p><p>The Armed Forces never visit schools for recruitment purposes and would only ever visit a school after being invited by a teacher to support school activities. Similar contributions to schools are made by the Police, Fire, Ambulance and other emergency services. The Armed Forces receive numerous requests from schools each year and the three Services take these opportunities to both explain their role, and to assist schools in teaching valuable skills such as leadership, teamwork and citizenship.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2015-07-07T15:54:59.473Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-07T15:54:59.473Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
416230
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unstar this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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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 Army: Apprentices more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether army apprenticeships at Level 2 require students to study towards Level 2 qualifications in English and mathematics. 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 8862 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-10more like thismore than 2015-09-10
star this property answer text <p>The Army is compliant with the Government policy requiring apprenticeships to offer learners training to Level 2 English and mathematics where that level has not already been achieved. Soldiers enrolled onto a Level 2 apprenticeship are expected to study towards Level 2 English and mathematics if they have already achieved English and mathematics at Level 1. When a soldier being enrolled on a Level 2 apprenticeship does not have any prior attainment in functional skills, they will be assessed on enrolment and will study English and mathematics at Level 1 or Level 2 depending upon an assessment of their current skill.</p> more like this
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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less than 2015-09-10T16:20:09.1Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-10T16:20:09.1Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
416231
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unstar this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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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 Army: Training more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many soldiers who enlisted in the army aged (a) under 18 and (b) 18 years and above dropped out before completing Phase Two training in each of the last five financial years. 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 8863 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 2015-09-10more like thismore than 2015-09-10
star this property answer text <p>The number of soldiers enlisting within the last five financial years who have since left the Army on voluntary or compulsory grounds before completion of their Phase Two training is as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Regular Soldier Outflow</p><p>(by year of enlistment)</p></td><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>2014-15</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Under 18</p></td><td><p>660</p></td><td><p>870</p></td><td><p>560</p></td><td><p>420</p></td><td><p>300</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>18 and over</p></td><td><p>1,480</p></td><td><p>2,040</p></td><td><p>1,660</p></td><td><p>950</p></td><td><p>1,060</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Personnel may leave the Army for a number of reasons, including medical and fitness factors, disciplinary reasons, or voluntary withdrawal. Those who enlist under 18 years of age have a statutory right to discharge from the Armed Forces within six months if they feel they are unsuited to Service life.</p><p> </p><p>Some personnel who enlisted in the periods in question are still undertaking Phase Two training so totals for later years are not yet complete.</p><p> </p><p>The figures in the table exclude Gurkhas, Royal Gibraltar Regiment, Military Provost Guard Service, Full Time Reserve Service, Mobilised Reserves, Army Reserve and all other Reserves.</p><p> </p><p>Figures have been rounded to 10.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
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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less than 2015-09-10T16:24:51.49Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-10T16:24:51.49Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
416232
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unstar this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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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 Army: Apprentices 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, whether army apprenticeships at Level 3 require students to have achieved Level 2 qualifications in (a) English and (b) mathematics in order to complete the Level 3 apprenticeship. 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 8797 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 2015-09-09more like thismore than 2015-09-09
star this property answer text <p>All soldiers undertaking a Level 3 Apprenticeship must achieve Level 2 functional skills in English and mathematics during the apprenticeship programme or must demonstrate that they have achieved a valid equivalent Level 2 qualification, such as a GCSE at grade A-C, before enrolment.</p> more like this
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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less than 2015-09-09T16:12:30.637Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-09T16:12:30.637Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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4122
unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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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: Education 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 7 July 2015 to Question 4788, why figures pertaining to the number of army and RAF visits to schools in the academic years from 2012 to 2015 are lower than figures for earlier years provided during the last Parliament by his Department; and if he will make a statement. 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 8831 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-10more like thismore than 2015-09-10
star this property answer text <p>The overall number of visits is dependent on a range of factors including the approach of the Army and RAF to engaging young people.</p><p>For the Army in particular, a more focused approach to engagement through the Army in Education programme may also have contributed to this reduction.</p><p>In addition, from 2012 to 2015 the RAF operated a system that sought to connect with pupils mainly through social media and marketing. This has changed and the emphasis is now on a return to personal contact and enhanced schools visits through the RAF 'Skills for Life' curriculum-based programme and its Schools Engagement Plan.</p><p>The Armed Forces will only ever visit a school by invitation from a teacher to support school activities.</p> more like this
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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less than 2015-09-10T16:29:06.437Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-10T16:29:06.437Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this