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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
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of the (a) capabilities and (b) strength of the armed forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Witney more like this
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Robert Courts more like this
star this property uin 910984 more like this
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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
unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence launched the Modernising Defence Programme in January last year which looked across the spectrum at our current and planned capabilities, right through to our business practices.</p><p> </p><p>It is an ambitious programme, but we are confident that Defence is making the right capability investments and policy approaches to ensure we remain one of the strongest Defence players in Europe.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2019-05-20T16:40:23.527Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T16:40:23.527Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Courts more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
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Department for Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept id 203 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Exiting the European Union more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, what discussions he has had with the (a) Home Secretary b) Mayor of London, (c) Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police and (d) Secretary of state for Defence on proposals for the use of UK military forces to support civilian services in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 214616 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
unstar this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union engages regularly with Ministers from other Government departments and external stakeholders to ensure that businesses and citizens are sufficiently prepared for all eventualities. As part of cross-Whitehall preparations for a ‘no deal’ scenario, all Government departments, including the Ministry of Defence, are considering what resources are required to mitigate any potential impacts.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Daventry more like this
star this property answering member printed Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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less than 2019-02-06T13:57:47.6Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-06T13:57:47.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Heaton-Harris more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
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Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 53 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Cabinet Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether the military planners sent to Departments to prepare for the UK leaving the EU without a deal are answerable to the Ministers of those Departments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hemsworth more like this
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Jon Trickett more like this
star this property uin 208204 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-17more like thismore than 2019-01-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Military planners have been seconded from the Ministry of Defence to other government departments to assist those departments with planning and coordination activity in preparation for the UK leaving the EU. While, these planners will remain under the full command of their Ministry of Defence single service chiefs during their secondment, the tasks that they will undertake while seconded will be directed by the host department, and will be based on that department's needs as overseen by Ministers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Aylesbury more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr David Lidington more like this
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less than 2019-01-17T10:35:48.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-17T10:35:48.107Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Lidington more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jon Trickett more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many personnel who were born overseas currently serve in the (a) Army, (b) Royal Navy and (c) Royal Air Force. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 196211 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The requested information is provided below:</p><p> </p><p><strong>Trained and untrained Regular personnel reporting a non-UK country of birth, as at 1 April 2018</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Army</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Royal Navy/Royal Marines</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Royal Air Force</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>12,250</p></td><td><p>1,400</p></td><td><p>1,880</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Notes: requirements for entry to the UK Armed Forces are based on nationality, not country of birth.</p><p> </p><p>Numbers are rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-12-03T15:48:24.933Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-03T15:48:24.933Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-19more like thismore than 2018-11-19
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of the draft withdrawal agreement for the UK leaving the EU on the UK's armed forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wellingborough more like this
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Mr Peter Bone more like this
star this property uin 192944 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-22more like thismore than 2018-11-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is undertaking a wide range of continuing analysis in support of our EU exit negotiations and preparations. We will ensure that Parliament is presented with appropriate analysis ahead of the vote on the final deal, and in Impact Assessments accompanying legislation, where appropriate.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2018-11-22T17:30:19.117Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-22T17:30:19.117Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Peter Bone more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-24more like thismore than 2018-10-24
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many and what proportion of (a) service personnel and (b) support staff were born in (a) non-UK EU states (b) commonwealth countries and (c) the rest of the world. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 183508 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-29more like thismore than 2018-10-29
unstar this property answer text <p>The number of regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2018 who report a country of birth that is a non-UK EU country is 4,660. This represents 3.4% of the regular Armed Forces who have a known country of birth.</p><p>The number of regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2018 who report a country of birth that is a non-UK Commonwealth country is 8,330. This represents 6.0% of the regular Armed Forces who have a known country of birth. These figures include personnel with a country of birth of Malta and Cyprus, these personnel are also contained in the figures in part (a) of this response (Hence the figures in parts (a), (b) and (c) cannot be added to give the non-UK total). Personnel reporting The Gambia and Zimbabwe as their country of birth are included in these figures.</p><p>The number of regular Armed Forces personnel as at 1 April 2018 who report a country of birth that is a non-UK, EU or Commonwealth country is 2,890. This represents 2.1% of the regular Armed Forces.</p><p>Country of birth has a 94.9% declaration rate on the Armed Forces administration system with 7,450 personnel with an unknown country of birth. Non-UK refers to personnel who do not report a country of birth that is either the United Kingdom, any British Overseas Territory or Crown dependency.</p><p>Although the country of birth may be non UK or Commonwealth, personnel must hold a British or Commonwealth nationality to join the Armed Forces.</p><p>Figures in this response have been rounded to the nearest 10.</p><p>For the Ministry of Defence's (MOD) civil servants, the civilian administration system does not make it mandatory to record their place of birth. Around 25% of MOD civilians have declared their place of birth on the system, which is not a high enough figure to provide a meaningful analysis.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-10-29T16:39:41.197Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-29T16:39:41.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Jo Stevens more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-10-18more like thismore than 2018-10-18
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the armed forces of the UK leaving the EU. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow South more like this
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Stewart Malcolm McDonald more like this
star this property uin 181294 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-10-29more like thismore than 2018-10-29
unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence continues to work closely with the Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU) and other Government Departments to ensure that we can address the implications and realise the opportunities of the UK's withdrawal from the EU, including the effect on our Armed Forces.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 180805 more like this
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less than 2018-10-29T16:52:34.087Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-29T16:52:34.087Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stewart Malcolm McDonald more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-24more like thismore than 2018-07-24
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Armed Forces Pay Body Review Report 2018, page 9, paragraph 2.9, when his Department plans to bring forward further details on future staffing levels and targets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 168042 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
unstar this property answer text <p>The staffing levels and targets for Armed Forces manpower levels are already set in the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Staffordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Gavin Williamson more like this
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less than 2018-09-04T15:08:07.61Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T15:08:07.61Z
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star this property label Biography information for Gavin Williamson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-20more like thismore than 2018-07-20
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many service personnel from each service are based in each local authority of the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 166472 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
unstar this property answer text <p>The requested information can be found in the Ministry of Defence's Annual Location Statistics. Data as at 1 April 2018 can be accessed at the following address:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/location-of-uk-regular-service-and-civilian-personnel-annual-statistics-2018.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-09-04T15:03:22.097Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-04T15:03:22.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-07-19more like thismore than 2018-07-19
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans his Department has to publish a land warfare strategy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 166110 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-27more like thismore than 2018-07-27
unstar this property answer text <p>We are committed to investing over £17 billion in the Land environment to provide the Army with a modernised warfighting division that includes the transformational STRIKE capability. This investment will support and provide opportunities for the UK's Land and defence sector. To date only Shipbuilding and Combat Air have been selected for a specific sector strategy, other sectors (such as Land) are kept under review. Further sector specific approaches will need to be informed by thorough analysis of the military capability, prosperity, internaitonal, industrial and prosperity benefits and will only be applicable in a very small number of cases.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
star this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew more like this
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less than 2018-07-27T10:45:01.543Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-27T10:45:01.543Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this