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star this property date less than 2015-06-02more like thismore than 2015-06-02
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
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 Russia: Military Aircraft 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, what reports he has received of flights by Russian military aircraft over Lancashire; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ribble Valley more like this
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Mr Nigel Evans more like this
star this property uin 900131 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 2015-06-08more like thismore than 2015-06-08
star this property answer text In accordance with the Open Skies Treaty, Russian military personnel, accompanied throughout by RAF personnel, conducted observation flights over the UK during the weeks of 11 May and 1 June 2015. The aircraft involved was unarmed and pre-certified by all Open Skies states. It flew on a flight plan authorised by the Ministry of Defence, in this case including over Lancashire, and the UK received copies of all photographs taken. The UK conducts similar missions in Russia. 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 2015-06-08T15:04:22.867Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-08T15:04:22.867Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nigel Evans more like this
391382
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-20more like thismore than 2015-07-20
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
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 Early Warning Systems 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, what the UK's airborne early warning aircraft capability is for air and maritime threat to the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Worthing and Shoreham more like this
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Tim Loughton more like this
star this property uin 8118 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-09-07
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2" rowspan="5"> </td><td colspan="6" rowspan="5"><p>The Royal Air Force has six Sentry airborne early warning Mk1 aircraft, which are declared to the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force and fulfil a range of roles including air and sea surveillance and airborne command and control.</p></td></tr></tbody></table> 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 2015-09-07T15:17:20.63Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-07T15:17:20.63Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Tim Loughton more like this
386241
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
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 Kurds 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, what steps his Department plans to take to support Kurdish forces fighting ISIL in the Syrian town of Kobane and the surrounding area. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Enfield North more like this
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Joan Ryan more like this
star this property uin 4676 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 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
star this property answer text <p>Within Iraq the UK has helped train over 1,500 Kurdish Peshmerga across a range of infantry, counter-Improvised Explosive Device, weapons maintenance and protection of civilian courses. UK air strikes have helped halt, hold and begin to roll-back ISIL, including in Kurdish areas. We have also gifted over 50 tonnes of equipment, 40 heavy machine guns, nearly half a million rounds of ammunition and delivered over 300 tonnes of weapons and ammunition on behalf of other coalition nations.</p><p>The coalition is helping counter-ISIL in Syria and coalition airstrikes have helped Kurdish forces liberate and then defend Kobane. The UK is not conducting any airstrikes in Syria but does have intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft periodically operating over Syria.</p><p> </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 2015-07-06T15:31:50.237Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-06T15:31:50.237Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Joan Ryan more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-15more like thismore than 2015-06-15
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
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 British Overseas Territories: Armed Forces 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, when his Department plans next to inspect the (a) Bermuda Regiment, (b) Gibraltar Regiment and (c) Royal Montserrat Defence Force. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
star this property uin 2468 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 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
star this property answer text <p>While all three of these units are affiliated to the British Army, none is formally part of the UK Armed Forces. As such the Ministry of Defence neither funds nor inspects either the Bermuda Regiment or the Royal Montserrat Defence Force. The Royal Gibraltar Regiment is funded as part of British Forces Gibraltar, of which it is a key part, and costs around £9.5 million a year. It is inspected regularly with other units based in Gibraltar.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 2469 more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T15:46:08.887Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T15:46:08.887Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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1506
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-15more like thismore than 2015-06-15
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
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 British Overseas Territories: Armed Forces 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 funds the Government contributes to the maintenance of the (a) Bermuda Regiment, (b) Gibraltar Regiment and (c) Royal Montserrat Defence Force. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
star this property uin 2469 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 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
star this property answer text <p>While all three of these units are affiliated to the British Army, none is formally part of the UK Armed Forces. As such the Ministry of Defence neither funds nor inspects either the Bermuda Regiment or the Royal Montserrat Defence Force. The Royal Gibraltar Regiment is funded as part of British Forces Gibraltar, of which it is a key part, and costs around £9.5 million a year. It is inspected regularly with other units based in Gibraltar.</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
star this property grouped question UIN 2468 more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T15:46:08.997Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T15:46:08.997Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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1506
star this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
384663
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
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 Afghanistan: Military Aid 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, what additional military training or assistance is being offered to the government of Afghanistan following the recent attack on the Afghan Parliament. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ealing North more like this
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Stephen Pound more like this
star this property uin 3500 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 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
star this property answer text <p>We strongly condemn Monday's attack on Afghan democracy.</p><p>The Afghan security forces responded positively to the incident and secured the Parliamentary site. They have held lead responsibility for security across Afghanistan since July 2013.</p><p>Alongside partners , the UK continues to make an important contribution to advising Afghanistan on security development through NATO's mission. The UK's focus is on institutional capacity building, including supporting the training of the next generation of Afghan Army officers.</p><p> </p><p> </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 2015-06-29T15:29:16.27Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-29T15:29:16.27Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Pound more like this
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star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-09more like thismore than 2015-06-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
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 Unmanned Air Vehicles 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 France has requested the deployment in Africa of any UK Reapers or other unmanned aerial systems. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 1516 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 2015-06-15more like thismore than 2015-06-15
star this property answer text <p>We routinely discuss with France our respective operational deployments, including those of Intelligence Surveillance Target Acquisition Reconnaissance (ISTAR) assets, in those parts of the world where both UK and French Forces are engaged. But we have received no formal French request for deployment of Reaper or other UK unmanned aerial systems in Africa.</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 2015-06-15T15:50:29.35Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-15T15:50:29.35Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
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star 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 remove filter
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 Germany: Military Bases 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 proportion of (a) armed forces personnel, (b) civilian staff, (c) equipment and (d) other British military assets have been withdrawn from Germany since 2013. 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 4904 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 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
star this property answer text <p>We remain on track to meet the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2010 commitment to withdraw our forces from Germany by 2020. The proportion of Armed Forces Regular personnel and civilian staff who have been withdrawn from Germany between the period 1 January 2013 and 1 April 2015 is 32.5% and 23.6% respectively.</p><p>Units are responsible for returning their equipment and other assets to the UK. Some equipment, for example left-hand drive vehicles, has remained in Germany and is managed on a fleet basis. As a result the overall proportions are not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.</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 2015-07-06T16:51:41.627Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-06T16:51:41.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
387002
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-01more like thismore than 2015-07-01
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
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 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 his policy is on the size of the regular armed forces. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gedling more like this
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Vernon Coaker more like this
star this property uin 5069 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 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
star this property answer text <p>We have committed to maintaining the size of the regular Armed Forces, and we will continue to ensure we have the right mix of people and skills to deliver our world-leading defence capabilities.</p><p> </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 2015-07-06T15:14:11.42Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-06T15:14:11.42Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Vernon Coaker more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
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 Yemen: Military Intervention 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 14 July 2015 to Question HL1125 on Saudi Arabia: Yemen, how many precision-guided weapons of what type are being provided to Saudi Arabian armed forces; what procedures are in place to monitor the use of such weapons by Saudi Arabian armed forces; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 7584 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 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
star this property answer text <p>We do not routinely reveal the exact numbers of precision guided weapons being provided to the Saudi authorities as to do so would prejudice commercial interests, and also to protect Saudi operational security. The release of this information would be a matter for the Saudi authorities.</p><p>The UK aims to operate one of the most rigorous and transparent export control regimes in the world. Each licence application is rigorously assessed using internationally recognised criteria. The Saudis have provided repeated assurances to us that they will be used in compliance with international humanitarian law and we continue to engage with them on those assurances.</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 2015-07-21T15:30:16.143Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-21T15:30:16.143Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt remove filter
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this