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star this property date less than 2019-07-09more like thismore than 2019-07-09
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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 Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft 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 F-35 aircraft are currently available for operations. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 275140 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 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
star this property answer text <p>617 Squadron is the UK's first operational frontline F-35 Lightning squadron with an initial complement of nine aircraft capable of undertaking operations from the land.</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 2019-07-15T13:42:34.937Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-15T13:42:34.937Z
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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 Mr Kevan Jones more like this
1146236
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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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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 Ministry of Defence: Energy Supply 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, which provider supplies energy to his Department; how much CO2 was emitted through his Department’s energy consumption in the latest period for which figures are available; whether the criteria his Department uses to select an energy supplier includes how environmentally friendly the supplier is; and what recent steps his Department has taken to reduce CO2 emissions from its energy use. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Scunthorpe more like this
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Nic Dakin more like this
star this property uin 291002 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 2019-10-01more like thismore than 2019-10-01
star this property answer text <p>A list of the providers who supply energy to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) can be found in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Type of Energy</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Name of Supplier/s</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Electricity (metered non-half hourly)</p></td><td><p>British Gas Business</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Electricity (metered half hourly)</p></td><td><p>EDF</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Gas</p></td><td><p>Corona</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>LPG</p></td><td><p>Flogas and Calor</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Biomass</p></td><td><p>Forest Fuels</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Gas in Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p>Firmus</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Electricity in Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p>Veridian trading as Energia</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oil</p></td><td><p>Certas Energy UK Ltd</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oil</p></td><td><p>Certas Energy UK Ltd trading as Scottish Fuels</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oil</p></td><td><p>Highland Fuels Ltd</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oil</p></td><td><p>Oil NRG</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oil</p></td><td><p>WFL UK Limited - a World Fuel Services company</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oil</p></td><td><p>Standard Fuel Oils Ltd</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oil</p></td><td><p>LCC Group</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The latest published Greening Government Commitment figures for MOD CO<sub>2</sub> emissions are for 2018/19 and cover the UK estate. 827,829 tonnes of CO<sub>2</sub> were emitted in that year. This represented a 42% reduction against a 2009/10 baseline, compared to a 2020 target of 40%.</p><p> </p><p>The criteria used to select energy suppliers, is set by Crown Commercial Services.</p><p> </p><p>The MOD has taken a number of steps to reduce CO<sub>2</sub> emissions including:</p><p> </p><ul><li>Estate rationalisation and optimisation;</li><li>Introduction of Energy Master Plans;</li><li>Participation in the Cabinet Office and BEIS Modern Energy Partners initiative pilot programme to use the scale of the central Government public sector estate to accelerate deployment of sophisticated clean energy solutions.</li><li>Introduction of spend to save programmes using proven technology such as LED lighting; installation of dynamic boiler management Uunits and automated urinal flushing units;</li><li>Piloting energy performance contracts and largescale ground mounted solar Photovoltaic arrays; and</li><li>Entering into a power purchase agreement for the supply of low carbon renewable electricity to RAF Marham.</li></ul><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Berwick-upon-Tweed more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
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less than 2019-10-01T15:44:38.513Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-01T15:44:38.513Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Nic Dakin more like this
1141698
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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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 Hercules 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 refitting and retrofitting has been performed on the 14 C-130J/C-130J-30 Hercules transport aircraft to allow OSD to be extended for a further five years. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 281650 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 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property answer text <p>A number of activities are being undertaken to extend the out of service date of the RAF's C-130J/C-130J-30 fleet to 2035. Work commenced in March this year to replace the centre wing sections of the aircraft. In addition, work is scheduled to commence next year to replace the current steel brakes with carbon ones, and additional modifications will also be made to upgrade aircraft avionics systems.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Berwick-upon-Tweed more like this
star this property answering member printed Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
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less than 2019-09-03T13:31:43.553Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-03T13:31:43.553Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anne-Marie Trevelyan more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
1139829
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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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 Future Large 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, whether restrictions have been imposed on the type of stores that are carried by the A400M as a result of vibration problems with that aircraft. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Rayleigh and Wickford more like this
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Mr Mark Francois more like this
star this property uin 278419 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>A400M routinely carries ordnance, munitions and explosives in support of the UK's Defence commitments including in the broader Middle East. The type of stores that can be carried have been cleared through a qualification process in line with operational priorities, and there are no restrictions specific to A400M due to vibration.</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 2019-07-22T16:11:34.04Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:11:34.04Z
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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 Mr Mark Francois more like this
1139856
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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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: Procurement 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 contracts of a value of equal to or more than £1 billion have had the provisions of Chapter 6 Section 10 of the Green Book applied to them since the publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 278408 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>All Ministry of Defence (MOD) investment appraisals are conducted in line with the HM Treasury Green Book, including the provisions of Chapter 6 Section 10 where relevant.</p><p>Between publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review in November 2015 and 31 March 2018, the MOD awarded nearly 250 contracts above £10 million. Nearly 40 of these are worth more than £100 million, with none over £1 billion. These figures do not include extensions to existing contracts. Information on contracts awarded during the 2018-19 financial year is not yet available. Information on whether provisions are used for individual contracts, is not held centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</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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278409 more like this
278410 more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:07:04.727Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:07:04.727Z
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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 Mr Kevan Jones more like this
1139857
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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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: Procurement 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, how many contracts of a value of equal to or more than £100 million have had the provisions of Chapter 6 Section 10 of the Green Book applied to them since the publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 278409 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>All Ministry of Defence (MOD) investment appraisals are conducted in line with the HM Treasury Green Book, including the provisions of Chapter 6 Section 10 where relevant.</p><p>Between publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review in November 2015 and 31 March 2018, the MOD awarded nearly 250 contracts above £10 million. Nearly 40 of these are worth more than £100 million, with none over £1 billion. These figures do not include extensions to existing contracts. Information on contracts awarded during the 2018-19 financial year is not yet available. Information on whether provisions are used for individual contracts, is not held centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</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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278408 more like this
278410 more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:07:04.79Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:07:04.79Z
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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 Mr Kevan Jones more like this
1139859
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star this property date less than 2019-07-17more like thismore than 2019-07-17
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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: Procurement 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, how many contracts of a value of equal to or more than £10 million have had the provisions of Chapter 6 Section 10 of the Green Book applied to them since the publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency North Durham more like this
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Mr Kevan Jones more like this
star this property uin 278410 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 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
star this property answer text <p>All Ministry of Defence (MOD) investment appraisals are conducted in line with the HM Treasury Green Book, including the provisions of Chapter 6 Section 10 where relevant.</p><p>Between publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review in November 2015 and 31 March 2018, the MOD awarded nearly 250 contracts above £10 million. Nearly 40 of these are worth more than £100 million, with none over £1 billion. These figures do not include extensions to existing contracts. Information on contracts awarded during the 2018-19 financial year is not yet available. Information on whether provisions are used for individual contracts, is not held centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</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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278408 more like this
278409 more like this
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less than 2019-07-22T16:07:04.82Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-22T16:07:04.82Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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1438
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Kevan Jones more like this
1137470
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star this property date less than 2019-07-08more like thismore than 2019-07-08
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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 Royal Fleet Auxiliary: Equal Pay 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 estimate she has made of the gender pay gap in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 274492 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 2019-07-16more like thismore than 2019-07-16
star this property answer text <p>All Royal Fleet Auxiliary personnel are Civil Servants and are, therefore, included in the Ministry of Defence's (MOD) Civil Servant gender pay gap reporting.</p><p>Overall, as at 31 March 2018, the MOD's median civilian gender pay gap of 10.9% (down 3.7 percentage points from the previous year) and 0.09% for military personnel (down 0.13 percentage points), compares favourably with the UK's national gender median pay gap of 17.9%.</p><p>The gender pay gap continues to narrow and the MOD is committed to reducing it further as we continue to promote policies that help all individuals reach their potential.</p><p>Further information on the MOD's Gender Pay Gap Reporting 2018 can be found at the following link:</p><p>https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/766751/20181207_MOD_Gender_Pay_Gap_Report_Narrative_2018-FINALPDF.pdf</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 2019-07-16T15:21:17.99Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-16T15:21:17.99Z
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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
1142448
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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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: Repairs and Maintenance more like this
star 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 Royal Navy ships are currently undergoing repair; and how many were out of service for repairs in each of the last ten years. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL17522 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>All Royal Navy (RN) ships rotate through planned operating cycles involving maintenance, repair, training, deployment, leave and upgrades. This results in individual ships being at various levels of readiness at any one time in accordance with the long-term operating schedule and operational needs; they remain in service during these periods. These periods are necessary for any highly complex system maintenance and are essential to ensure ships are fit for purpose in the most hostile of operational environments. In addition, the periods provide an opportunity to complete modifications and to fit essential upgrades to systems.</p><p> </p><p>Repair work on individual ships and their systems takes place during both planned maintenance periods and operational deployments. It is our policy to not disclose the readiness state of individual ships as this would, or would be likely to prejudice the capability, effectiveness or security of the Armed Forces. However, currently the following RN ships are undertaking routine docking or their deep refit period and are therefore unavailable for operational tasking:</p><p> </p><p>HMS RICHMOND; HMS DAUNTLESS; HMS PEMBROKE; HMS LANCASTER; HMS SOMERSET; HMS PORTLAND; HMS MIDDLETON; HMS IRON DUKE; HMS DARING</p><p> </p><p>Maintenance of Royal Navy warships is funded through an In Service Support allocation of Naval funds through a Maritime Support Delivery Framework contract.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL17523 more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:15:48.36Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:15:48.36Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
1142449
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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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: Repairs and Maintenance more like this
star this property house id 2 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 what estimate they have made of the cost of repairing Royal Navy ships currently unfit for action. more like this
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Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this
star this property uin HL17523 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 2019-08-02more like thismore than 2019-08-02
star this property answer text <p>All Royal Navy (RN) ships rotate through planned operating cycles involving maintenance, repair, training, deployment, leave and upgrades. This results in individual ships being at various levels of readiness at any one time in accordance with the long-term operating schedule and operational needs; they remain in service during these periods. These periods are necessary for any highly complex system maintenance and are essential to ensure ships are fit for purpose in the most hostile of operational environments. In addition, the periods provide an opportunity to complete modifications and to fit essential upgrades to systems.</p><p> </p><p>Repair work on individual ships and their systems takes place during both planned maintenance periods and operational deployments. It is our policy to not disclose the readiness state of individual ships as this would, or would be likely to prejudice the capability, effectiveness or security of the Armed Forces. However, currently the following RN ships are undertaking routine docking or their deep refit period and are therefore unavailable for operational tasking:</p><p> </p><p>HMS RICHMOND; HMS DAUNTLESS; HMS PEMBROKE; HMS LANCASTER; HMS SOMERSET; HMS PORTLAND; HMS MIDDLETON; HMS IRON DUKE; HMS DARING</p><p> </p><p>Maintenance of Royal Navy warships is funded through an In Service Support allocation of Naval funds through a Maritime Support Delivery Framework contract.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Goldie more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL17522 more like this
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less than 2019-08-02T12:15:48.407Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-02T12:15:48.407Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Goldie more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jones of Cheltenham more like this