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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-11-01more like thismore than 2019-11-01
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 remove filter
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Honours more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of staff in his Department in receipt of each category of Honour in (a) December 2018 and (b) June 2019 were (i) from ethnic minority backgrounds and (ii) female aged (A) under 30, (B) 31 to 40, (C) 41 to 50 and (D) aged over 50. more like this
tabling member constituency Feltham and Heston more like this
tabling member printed
Seema Malhotra more like this
uin 8593 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction true more like this
date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring that the honours system is fully representative of UK society. The proportion of women and people from ethnic minorities receiving recognition on each honours list is available on GOV.UK, and a breakdown of ethnicities of recipients is published on the Ethnicity Facts and Figures website at:</p><p><del class="ministerial">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/honours-recipients-by-</del>.<ins class="ministerial"><a href="https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.gov.uk%2Fgovernment%2Fstatistics%2Fhonours-recipients-by-ethnicity&amp;data=02%7C01%7CParliBranch-ParliQuestions%40mod.gov.uk%7C91281305e22d4dd5ee7a08d761e9b7b9%7Cbe7760ed5953484bae95d0a16dfa09e5%7C0%7C0%7C637085528743185737&amp;sdata=%2BJN33nDlzXY32F9mRq1aRptkbCOvQXMtWrs%2BqVlJ0cM%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/honours-recipients-by-ethnicity</a></ins></p><p>Information on ages is not correlated with other diversity factors. We also publish the proportion of honours by independent committee on GOV.UK. The numbers of honours recipients in the Ministry of Defence are very small and vary from year to year. Releasing the requested data would identify the individuals and they have given permission for their data to be used for statistical purposes only.</p>
answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-11-05T11:55:21.193Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T11:55:21.193Z
question first ministerially corrected
less than 2019-11-05T16:22:55.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T16:22:55.823Z
answering member
1544
label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
previous answer version
3986
answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
answering member
1544
label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
tabling member
4253
label Biography information for Seema Malhotra more like this
1167630
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 remove filter
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Armed Forces: Deployment more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department uses criteria to decide whether an international deployment of the armed forces is (a) combat and (b) non-combat. more like this
tabling member constituency Reigate more like this
tabling member printed
Crispin Blunt more like this
uin 8189 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
answer text <p>All deployments and situations are different, because of this it would be very difficult to create a defined list of criteria to cover every scenario. Missions can also change over time, for example a deployment to provide humanitarian aid could escalate to civil unrest and the military need to be able to quickly and flexibly respond to those situations.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-11-05T11:55:51.283Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T11:55:51.283Z
answering member
1544
label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
tabling member
104
label Biography information for Crispin Blunt more like this
1167647
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 remove filter
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Public Expenditure more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the (a) prosperity and (b) economy of local areas in which armed forces are based of spending by (i) his Department and (ii) those armed forces in each year since 2010; and if he will place that information in the Library. more like this
tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton more like this
tabling member printed
Kevin Hollinrake more like this
uin 8266 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 4 November 2019 to the hon. Members for Moray (Douglas Ross), Harrow East (Bob Blackman), Havant (Alan Mak), Angus (Kirsten Hair), Chatham and Aylesford (Tracey Crouch), Clacton (Giles Watling), West Worcestershire (Harriett Baldwin), North East Hampshire (Ranil Jayawardena) and Cheadle (Mary Robinson) to Questions 7761, 7715, 7772, 7783, 7723, 7790, 7738, 7794 and 7796.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Berwick-upon-Tweed more like this
answering member printed Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-11-05T11:54:08.6Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T11:54:08.6Z
answering member
4531
label Biography information for Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
tabling member
4474
label Biography information for Kevin Hollinrake more like this
1167663
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 remove filter
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Queen Elizabeth more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he plans to announce the location for a new dry dock facility capable of housing HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Queen Elizabeth. more like this
tabling member constituency Portsmouth South more like this
tabling member printed
Stephen Morgan more like this
uin 8278 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence has no current plans to construct a dry-dock facility for the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers.</p><p>Plans for a long-term in-service support solution for the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers are under consideration as part of the Common Support Model for complex warships. However, on current plans, routine scheduled repair and refitting of the two Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, other than dry-docking, will be conducted at her Majesty's Naval Base Portsmouth and will sustain jobs at that site.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Berwick-upon-Tweed more like this
answering member printed Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
grouped question UIN
8279 more like this
8280 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-11-05T11:54:52.183Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T11:54:52.183Z
answering member
4531
label Biography information for Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
tabling member
4653
label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this
1167664
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 remove filter
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Queen Elizabeth more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent discussions he has had with the Navy on the location of a new dry dock facility capable of housing HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Queen Elizabeth. more like this
tabling member constituency Portsmouth South more like this
tabling member printed
Stephen Morgan more like this
uin 8279 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence has no current plans to construct a dry-dock facility for the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers.</p><p>Plans for a long-term in-service support solution for the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers are under consideration as part of the Common Support Model for complex warships. However, on current plans, routine scheduled repair and refitting of the two Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, other than dry-docking, will be conducted at her Majesty's Naval Base Portsmouth and will sustain jobs at that site.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Berwick-upon-Tweed more like this
answering member printed Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
grouped question UIN
8278 more like this
8280 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-11-05T11:54:52.23Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T11:54:52.23Z
answering member
4531
label Biography information for Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
tabling member
4653
label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this
1167665
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 remove filter
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Queen Elizabeth more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment he has made of the potential effect of a new dry dock facility capable of housing HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Queen Elizabeth in Portsmouth on (a) employment and (b) the economy in Portsmouth. more like this
tabling member constituency Portsmouth South more like this
tabling member printed
Stephen Morgan more like this
uin 8280 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence has no current plans to construct a dry-dock facility for the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers.</p><p>Plans for a long-term in-service support solution for the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers are under consideration as part of the Common Support Model for complex warships. However, on current plans, routine scheduled repair and refitting of the two Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, other than dry-docking, will be conducted at her Majesty's Naval Base Portsmouth and will sustain jobs at that site.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Berwick-upon-Tweed more like this
answering member printed Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
grouped question UIN
8278 more like this
8279 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-11-05T11:54:52.263Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T11:54:52.263Z
answering member
4531
label Biography information for Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
tabling member
4653
label Biography information for Stephen Morgan more like this
1167666
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 remove filter
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Wales more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the economy of Wales of (a) spending and (b) investment by (i) his Department and (ii) the armed forces since 2010; and if he will place that information in the Library. more like this
tabling member constituency Preseli Pembrokeshire more like this
tabling member printed
Stephen Crabb more like this
uin 8229 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 4 November 2019 to the hon. Members for Moray (Douglas Ross), Harrow East (Bob Blackman), Havant (Alan Mak), Angus (Kirsten Hair), Chatham and Aylesford (Tracey Crouch), Clacton (Giles Watling), West Worcestershire (Harriett Baldwin), North East Hampshire (Ranil Jayawardena) and Cheadle (Mary Robinson) to Questions 7761, 7715, 7772, 7783, 7723, 7790, 7738, 7794 and 7796.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Berwick-upon-Tweed more like this
answering member printed Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-11-05T11:53:14.737Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T11:53:14.737Z
answering member
4531
label Biography information for Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
tabling member
1554
label Biography information for Stephen Crabb more like this
1167721
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-31more like thismore than 2019-10-31
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 remove filter
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading National Rifle Association more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the National Rifle Association's compliance with its charitable purpose to promote the (a) efficiency of the armed forces and (b) defence of the Realm. more like this
tabling member constituency Vauxhall more like this
tabling member printed
Kate Hoey more like this
uin 8190 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-11-05more like thismore than 2019-11-05
answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Dissolution.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Plymouth, Moor View more like this
answering member printed Johnny Mercer more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-11-05T11:49:06.353Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-05T11:49:06.353Z
answering member
4485
label Biography information for Johnny Mercer more like this
tabling member
210
label Biography information for Kate Hoey more like this
1167357
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 remove filter
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Digital Technology more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, who is responsible for digitisation in his Department; and what mechanisms the person with responsibility for digitisation uses to champion digitisation. more like this
tabling member constituency North Norfolk more like this
tabling member printed
Norman Lamb more like this
uin 7658 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
answer text <p>The Director General, Chief Information Officer (CIO), is responsible for digital maturity in the Ministry of Defence.</p><p>The CIO has mechanisms in place across defence to ensure that we regularly exploit modern digital opportunities to improve the outputs of defence. These mechanisms include a pan-Defence Digital &amp; IT (D&amp;IT) Coherence Board, a single D&amp;IT Transformation programme, innovation centres of expertise and the maintenance of common IT architectures and standards.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Berwick-upon-Tweed more like this
answering member printed Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-11-04T16:22:52.967Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T16:22:52.967Z
answering member
4531
label Biography information for Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
tabling member
1439
label Biography information for Norman Lamb more like this
1167425
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-10-30more like thismore than 2019-10-30
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 remove filter
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Moray more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the effect on the local economy in Moray constituency of (a) spending and (b) investment by (i) his Department and (ii) the armed forces since 2015. more like this
tabling member constituency Moray more like this
tabling member printed
Douglas Ross more like this
uin 7761 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence's (MOD) over-riding priority is to provide national security for the UK as a whole and its extensive regional footprint exists to provide UK national security.</p><p>Spending or investment decisions are appraised on the basis of costs and benefits to UK society overall irrespective of the location of the expenditure, as required by HM Treasury Green Book.</p><p>The department does not routinely undertake assessments of the effect of national spending or investment decisions on local economies.</p><p>MOD Regional Expenditure with UK Industry and Commerce and Supported Employment is published at the Government Office Regional level as a National Statistic at the following link:</p><p>https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/774871/Finance_and_economics_annual_statistical_bulletin_201718.pdf</p> more like this
answering member constituency Berwick-upon-Tweed more like this
answering member printed Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
grouped question UIN
7715 more like this
7723 more like this
7738 more like this
7772 more like this
7783 more like this
7790 more like this
7794 more like this
7796 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-11-04T16:25:40.09Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T16:25:40.09Z
answering member
4531
label Biography information for Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
tabling member
4627
label Biography information for Douglas Ross more like this