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star this property date less than 2017-11-02more like thismore than 2017-11-02
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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 Navy: Spare Parts 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, for what reasons equipment cannibalisation within the Royal Navy has increased. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 111135 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 2017-11-08more like thismore than 2017-11-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The Royal Navy (RN) continues to deliver their operational commitments at home and overseas. Cannibalisation is a recognised Defence practice for satisfying a materiel demand within a required delivery date and has been in place for many years in the Armed Forces. It is used only when all other sources of supply have been explored and is essential to protecting the operational programmes of our units.</p><p>The operational imperative for the RN often dictates that cannibalisation remains the best solution. While it is the case that the percentage of cannibalisation has risen over the period of the report, it represents only 0.4% of all equipment issued to the RN.</p><p>The RN is working closely with other organisations within the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to optimise the balance between equipment and system reliability and the purchase of spares and stock inventory. The RN has introduced an &quot;in Service Capability Management&quot; organisation which clearly attributes accountability and responsibility for platform performance, driving improvements in availability, reliability, sustainability and affordability.</p><p>The RN will now use the information from the Report to monitor trends more closely, review the impact of cost saving decisions, aiming to improve support and greater efficiency.</p><p>The MOD continues to invest in advanced modelling of their inventory requirement to ensure that the requirements of complex operations, technologically advanced equipment and high tempo programmes are achieved. This investment ensures that cannibalisation remains a last resort option. However, there is no evidence that this recognised practice is having a demoralising effect on members of the RN.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
110912 more like this
110913 more like this
110917 more like this
110918 more like this
111188 remove filter
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less than 2017-11-08T15:50:15.65Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-08T15:50:15.65Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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1438
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
782266
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-01more like thismore than 2017-11-01
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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 Warships: Spare Parts 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 Royal Navy ships cannot currently be operated due to being cannibalised to support another vessel. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife more like this
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 110917 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 2017-11-08more like thismore than 2017-11-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The Royal Navy (RN) continues to deliver their operational commitments at home and overseas. Cannibalisation is a recognised Defence practice for satisfying a materiel demand within a required delivery date and has been in place for many years in the Armed Forces. It is used only when all other sources of supply have been explored and is essential to protecting the operational programmes of our units.</p><p>The operational imperative for the RN often dictates that cannibalisation remains the best solution. While it is the case that the percentage of cannibalisation has risen over the period of the report, it represents only 0.4% of all equipment issued to the RN.</p><p>The RN is working closely with other organisations within the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to optimise the balance between equipment and system reliability and the purchase of spares and stock inventory. The RN has introduced an &quot;in Service Capability Management&quot; organisation which clearly attributes accountability and responsibility for platform performance, driving improvements in availability, reliability, sustainability and affordability.</p><p>The RN will now use the information from the Report to monitor trends more closely, review the impact of cost saving decisions, aiming to improve support and greater efficiency.</p><p>The MOD continues to invest in advanced modelling of their inventory requirement to ensure that the requirements of complex operations, technologically advanced equipment and high tempo programmes are achieved. This investment ensures that cannibalisation remains a last resort option. However, there is no evidence that this recognised practice is having a demoralising effect on members of the RN.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
110912 more like this
110913 more like this
110918 more like this
111135 more like this
111188 remove filter
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less than 2017-11-08T15:50:15.507Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-08T15:50:15.507Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
782272
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-01more like thismore than 2017-11-01
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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 Warships: Spare Parts 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, whether his Department forecasts an increase in cannibalisation over the next 12 months in order to maintain key Royal Navy assets at sea or in a state of readiness. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife more like this
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 110918 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 2017-11-08more like thismore than 2017-11-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The Royal Navy (RN) continues to deliver their operational commitments at home and overseas. Cannibalisation is a recognised Defence practice for satisfying a materiel demand within a required delivery date and has been in place for many years in the Armed Forces. It is used only when all other sources of supply have been explored and is essential to protecting the operational programmes of our units.</p><p>The operational imperative for the RN often dictates that cannibalisation remains the best solution. While it is the case that the percentage of cannibalisation has risen over the period of the report, it represents only 0.4% of all equipment issued to the RN.</p><p>The RN is working closely with other organisations within the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to optimise the balance between equipment and system reliability and the purchase of spares and stock inventory. The RN has introduced an &quot;in Service Capability Management&quot; organisation which clearly attributes accountability and responsibility for platform performance, driving improvements in availability, reliability, sustainability and affordability.</p><p>The RN will now use the information from the Report to monitor trends more closely, review the impact of cost saving decisions, aiming to improve support and greater efficiency.</p><p>The MOD continues to invest in advanced modelling of their inventory requirement to ensure that the requirements of complex operations, technologically advanced equipment and high tempo programmes are achieved. This investment ensures that cannibalisation remains a last resort option. However, there is no evidence that this recognised practice is having a demoralising effect on members of the RN.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
110912 more like this
110913 more like this
110917 more like this
111135 more like this
111188 remove filter
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less than 2017-11-08T15:50:15.587Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-08T15:50:15.587Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
782270
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-01more like thismore than 2017-11-01
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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 Navy: Spare Parts 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, with reference to the National Audit Office Report entitled Investigation into equipment cannibalisation in the Royal Navy, HC525, what steps he is taking to address the risk to operational capability posed by a lack of spare parts in the Royal Navy and its demoralising effect on personnel described in that report. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife more like this
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 110913 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 2017-11-08more like thismore than 2017-11-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The Royal Navy (RN) continues to deliver their operational commitments at home and overseas. Cannibalisation is a recognised Defence practice for satisfying a materiel demand within a required delivery date and has been in place for many years in the Armed Forces. It is used only when all other sources of supply have been explored and is essential to protecting the operational programmes of our units.</p><p>The operational imperative for the RN often dictates that cannibalisation remains the best solution. While it is the case that the percentage of cannibalisation has risen over the period of the report, it represents only 0.4% of all equipment issued to the RN.</p><p>The RN is working closely with other organisations within the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to optimise the balance between equipment and system reliability and the purchase of spares and stock inventory. The RN has introduced an &quot;in Service Capability Management&quot; organisation which clearly attributes accountability and responsibility for platform performance, driving improvements in availability, reliability, sustainability and affordability.</p><p>The RN will now use the information from the Report to monitor trends more closely, review the impact of cost saving decisions, aiming to improve support and greater efficiency.</p><p>The MOD continues to invest in advanced modelling of their inventory requirement to ensure that the requirements of complex operations, technologically advanced equipment and high tempo programmes are achieved. This investment ensures that cannibalisation remains a last resort option. However, there is no evidence that this recognised practice is having a demoralising effect on members of the RN.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
110912 more like this
110917 more like this
110918 more like this
111135 more like this
111188 remove filter
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less than 2017-11-08T15:50:15.447Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-08T15:50:15.447Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this
782269
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-01more like thismore than 2017-11-01
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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 Navy: Spare Parts 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, with reference to the National Audit Office Report entitled Investigation into equipment cannibalisation in the Royal Navy, HC525, what steps he plans to take to address the increase in the level of equipment cannibalisation in the Royal Navy over the past five years; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dunfermline and West Fife more like this
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Douglas Chapman more like this
star this property uin 110912 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 2017-11-08more like thismore than 2017-11-08
unstar this property answer text <p>The Royal Navy (RN) continues to deliver their operational commitments at home and overseas. Cannibalisation is a recognised Defence practice for satisfying a materiel demand within a required delivery date and has been in place for many years in the Armed Forces. It is used only when all other sources of supply have been explored and is essential to protecting the operational programmes of our units.</p><p>The operational imperative for the RN often dictates that cannibalisation remains the best solution. While it is the case that the percentage of cannibalisation has risen over the period of the report, it represents only 0.4% of all equipment issued to the RN.</p><p>The RN is working closely with other organisations within the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to optimise the balance between equipment and system reliability and the purchase of spares and stock inventory. The RN has introduced an &quot;in Service Capability Management&quot; organisation which clearly attributes accountability and responsibility for platform performance, driving improvements in availability, reliability, sustainability and affordability.</p><p>The RN will now use the information from the Report to monitor trends more closely, review the impact of cost saving decisions, aiming to improve support and greater efficiency.</p><p>The MOD continues to invest in advanced modelling of their inventory requirement to ensure that the requirements of complex operations, technologically advanced equipment and high tempo programmes are achieved. This investment ensures that cannibalisation remains a last resort option. However, there is no evidence that this recognised practice is having a demoralising effect on members of the RN.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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110913 more like this
110917 more like this
110918 more like this
111135 more like this
111188 remove filter
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less than 2017-11-08T15:50:15.383Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-08T15:50:15.383Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4402
unstar this property label Biography information for Douglas Chapman more like this