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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Armed Forces more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 1 November 2018 (HL10924), how the strength of the UK Armed Forces has changed since that answer; and what action they plan to take to meet the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2020 targets. more like this
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Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
star this property uin HL17555 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Since Earl Howe’s Written Answer on 1 November 2018, the Trained Strength of the Armed Forces has dropped from 139,788 on 1 July 2018 to 137,409 on 1 July 2019.</p><p> </p><p>It remains a priority for each Service to meet the target for Armed Forces personnel strength in 2020, and there are a range of measures both already in progress and in the pipeline to improve the position. These include the introduction of the Armed Forces People Programme to modernise aspects of the employment offer, including scope for flexible working and the Future Accommodation Model.</p><p> </p><p>The strength of the Armed Forces is published every three months and can be found in Table 3a of the UK Armed Forces Quarterly Service Personnel Statistics at the following link:</p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/quarterly-service-personnel-statistics-2019" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/quarterly-service-personnel-statistics-2019</a></p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:34:57.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:34:57.097Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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4304
star this property label Biography information for Lord Allen of Kensington more like this
1145251
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Warships more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) destroyers, and (2) frigates, are presently in service with the Royal Navy. more like this
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Lord Trefgarne more like this
star this property uin HL17778 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>There are currently six Type 45 Destroyers and 13 Type 23 Frigates in service with the Royal Navy.</p><p>There are no destroyers on order. Three Type 26 Frigates are currently on order. We plan to award a contract for five Type 31 Frigates by the end of 2019, and a contract for the second batch of five Type 26 Frigates in the early 2020s.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL17777 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:34:34.1Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:34:34.1Z
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4306
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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1813
star this property label Biography information for Lord Trefgarne more like this
1145250
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star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Warships: Procurement more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) destroyers, and (2) frigates, are presently on order for the Royal Navy. more like this
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Lord Trefgarne more like this
star this property uin HL17777 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>There are currently six Type 45 Destroyers and 13 Type 23 Frigates in service with the Royal Navy.</p><p>There are no destroyers on order. Three Type 26 Frigates are currently on order. We plan to award a contract for five Type 31 Frigates by the end of 2019, and a contract for the second batch of five Type 26 Frigates in the early 2020s.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL17778 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:34:34.05Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:34:34.05Z
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4306
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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1813
star this property label Biography information for Lord Trefgarne more like this
1144185
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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading USA: Boeing more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) civil servants, and (2) armed forces personnel, attended the first flight of the RAF P-8A in Seattle; and what was the total cost of their attendance. more like this
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Lord Moonie more like this
star this property uin HL17673 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Three Ministry of Defence (MOD) civil servants and three members of the RAF attended the first flight of the P-8A aircraft in Seattle in July 2019. The MOD does not hold information on the specific cost of attendance at this event as the individuals all attended other official meetings while in the United States.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:33:18.477Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:33:18.477Z
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4306
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Moonie more like this
1145210
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star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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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
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star this property hansard heading HMS Montrose: Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the public statement by Commander Will King on 2 September that HMS Montrose has been subjected to 115 separate confrontations with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards; what assessment they have made of the nature and range of those confrontations; and what steps they are taking in response. more like this
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Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
star this property uin HL17737 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>Assessments have been conducted by in-theatre and UK based personnel, which concluded that the vast majority of the interactions in recent months between HMS MONTROSE and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps were safe and professional. Where there were active attempts to interfere with passage of British vessels, HMS MONTROSE responded within extant military direction.</p><p>The UK has deployed additional warships to the Gulf to ensure a consistent presence to reassure the merchant vessel community, and deter any malign behaviour. The UK has also joined the International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC), under which we will work with partner nations to ensure the free flow of commerce through the region.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:26:42.043Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:26:42.043Z
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4306
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Alton of Liverpool more like this
1145249
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star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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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
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star this property hansard heading HMS Bristol more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Goldie on 2 August (HL17439), who now owns HMS Bristol. more like this
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Lord Trefgarne more like this
star this property uin HL17776 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>HMS BRISTOL left active service in 1991 but remains a commissioned ship in the Royal Navy. She currently provides an alongside training and accommodation facility at the shore training establishment HMS EXCELLENT. Having been converted to provide this facility, she could not be returned to active service.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:25:55.777Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:25:55.777Z
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4306
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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1813
star this property label Biography information for Lord Trefgarne more like this
1144107
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Pensions more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the ranks of the members of the Armed Forces Pension schemes who breached their annual tax-free pension savings limit in the 2017/2018 financial year. more like this
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Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this
star this property uin HL17595 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The ranks of the members of the Armed Forces Pension Schemes who breached their annual tax-free pension savings limit in financial year 2017-18 are:</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>ROYAL NAVY</p></td><td><p>ARMY</p></td><td><p>ROYAL AIR FORCE</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Admiral</p></td><td><p>General</p></td><td><p>Air Chief Marshal</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Vice Admiral</p></td><td><p>Lieutenant General</p></td><td><p>Air Marshal</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Rear Admiral</p></td><td><p>Major General</p></td><td><p>Air Vice Marshal</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Commodore</p></td><td><p>Brigadier</p></td><td><p>Air Commodore</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Captain</p></td><td><p>Colonel</p></td><td><p>Group Captain</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Commander</p></td><td><p>Lieutenant Colonel</p></td><td><p>Wing Commander</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Lieutenant Commander</p></td><td><p>Major</p></td><td><p>Squadron Leader</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Lieutenant</p></td><td><p>Captain</p></td><td><p>Flight Lieutenant</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Chief Petty Officer</p></td><td><p>Lieutenant</p></td><td><p>Flying Officer</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>2nd Lieutenant</p></td><td><p>Warrant Officer</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Warrant Officer 1</p></td><td><p>Flight Sergeant</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Warrant Officer 2</p></td><td><p>Master Aircrew</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Staff Sergeant</p></td><td><p>Chief Technician</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Colour Sergeant</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Sergeant</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Corporal</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:25:45.567Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:25:45.567Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Campbell of Pittenweem more like this
1144186
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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading USA: Boeing more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many public sector employees have visited Boeing in Seattle in an official capacity this year; and what was the total cost of any such visits. more like this
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Lord Moonie more like this
star this property uin HL17674 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>This information is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:24:24.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:24:24.157Z
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4306
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Moonie more like this
1144162
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Defence Medical Services: Pensions more like this
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they plan to extend to the Defence Medical Services the same changes to pension tax rules that they are offering to senior consultants within the National Health Service. more like this
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Baroness Kramer more like this
star this property uin HL17650 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The Department for Health and Social Care are intending to publish a second consultation concerning an amendment to the NHS pension scheme for senior clinicians shortly. Once published the Ministry of Defence (MOD) will consider these proposals and their effect on MOD and Service personnel, including those in the Defence Medical Services.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T13:51:58.31Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T13:51:58.31Z
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4306
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Kramer more like this
1144122
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star this property date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Future Reserves 2020 External Scrutiny Team more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government when the report of the External Scrutiny Team on the Reserve Forces, provided to the Ministry of Defence on 1 June, will be placed in the Library of the House. more like this
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Lord De Mauley more like this
star this property uin HL17610 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 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
star this property answer text <p>The report, which was received on 1 July 2019, was placed in the Library of the House on 3 September 2019. The Ministry of Defence will respond to the report in due course.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T13:51:04.993Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T13:51:04.993Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord De Mauley more like this