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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Defence: Procurement 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 11 April 2019 to Question 241023 on Defence: Procurement, if his Department will identify UK domestic manufacturers of specialised military cabling that meet the standards required. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington remove filter
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 252024 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>Most of our cabling requirements are likely to be sourced by our prime contractors and there is therefore no need for the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to hold a list of potential suppliers. When a requirement for cabling is identified the MOD will procure, wherever possible, through open competition, assessing the tenders to ensure they meet the standards required before awarding any contract.</p><p>We remain satisfied that our supplier base can continue to manufacture the cables needed for our current defence programmes.</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 2019-05-13T15:04:07.373Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-13T15:04:07.373Z
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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 Grahame Morris more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-04more like thismore than 2019-04-04
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
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, what assessment he has made of the UK's capacity to manufacture the specialised cabling required under his Department's contracts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington remove filter
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 241023 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
star this property answer text <p>No assessment has been made of the UK's capacity to manufacture specialised cabling; we are satisfied that our supplier base can continue to manufacture the cables needed for our current Defence Programmes. We provide our Armed Forces with the capabilities they need at the best overall value for money, wherever possible through open competition.</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 2019-04-11T13:23:01.977Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T13:23:01.977Z
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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 Grahame Morris more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Recruitment 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 armed forces recruitment centres there were in the North East of England in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington remove filter
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 174689 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 2018-10-09more like thismore than 2018-10-09
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence has two Armed Forces Career Centres in the North East of England, in Middlesbrough and Newcastle, and that number has remained consistent over the past five years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2018-10-09T15:09:51.117Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-09T15:09:51.117Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Grahame Morris more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Recruitment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the number of people from the North East of England who have enlisted in the (a) Army, (b) Royal Air Force and (c) Royal Navy in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington remove filter
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 174690 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 2018-10-15more like thismore than 2018-10-15
star this property answer text <p>The North East of England has been interpreted to mean one of the nine Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) of England: <a href="https://www.ons.gov.uk/methodology/geography/ukgeographies/eurostat#north-east-england" target="_blank">https://www.ons.gov.uk/methodology/geography/ukgeographies/eurostat#north-east-england</a></p><p> </p><p>The requested information is provided in the following tables. All figures are single Service estimates and as such, are non-comparable:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Royal Navy (RN) / Royal Marines (RM)</strong></p><p> </p><p>The numbers of RN/RM Other Ranks (Regular and Reserve) recruited in the last five full Financial Years (FY) through Armed Forces Careers Offices in Middlesbrough and Newcastle are as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>FY</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013-14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014-15</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015-16</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016-17</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017-18</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Regulars (Other Ranks)</p></td><td><p>260</p></td><td><p>200</p></td><td><p>240</p></td><td><p>210</p></td><td><p>230</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Reserves (Other Ranks)</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>30</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Officer recruitment has not been included as this is carried out on a regional basis; officer recruits from the North-East are recruited alongside recruits from the whole of Northern England through the Manchester Officer Careers Liaison Centre. The figures do not necessarily indicate that the individuals reside in the North East.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Army</strong></p><p>The table below shows the number of people who have enlisted in the Army for each of the last five Financial Years, with a contact address within the North East.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>FY</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013-14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014-15</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015-16</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016-17</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017-18</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Regulars and Reservists, (Officers and Other Ranks)</p></td><td><p>520</p></td><td><p>800</p></td><td><p>770</p></td><td><p>630</p></td><td><p>530</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Figures relate to untrained intake to initial training (Phase 1) by Recruiting Year. Figures do not include Gurkhas, Gibraltarians or Military Provost Guard Service. The figures do not necessarily indicate that individuals reside in the North East.</p><p> </p><p><strong><br> </strong></p><p><strong>Royal Air Force (RAF)</strong></p><p> </p><p>The numbers of Regular RAF Service personnel (Officers and Other Ranks) who enlisted through the Armed Forces Careers Offices in Newcastle are as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>FY</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013-14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014-15</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015-16</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016-17</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2017-18</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Regulars and Reservists, (Officers and Other Ranks)</p></td><td><p>100</p></td><td><p>80</p></td><td><p>120</p></td><td><p>130</p></td><td><p>110</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The figures do not necessarily indicate that the individuals reside in the North East.</p><p> </p><p>There is no unit within the North East which has Royal Auxiliary Air Force (RAuxAF, RAF Reserves) Squadrons. RAF Leeming in the Yorkshire and The Humber NUTS is the closest location for individuals from the North East to join the RAuxAF. The figures for RAF Reservists enlisted at RAF Leeming are as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Recruiting Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>50</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>40</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016-17</p></td><td><p>80</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017-18</p></td><td><p>50</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>All numbers have been rounded. Totals may not equal the sum of their parts. All numbers are rounded to the nearest 10 with numbers ending in 5 rounded to the nearest multiple of 20 to avoid bias.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2018-10-15T15:00:29.927Zmore like thismore than 2018-10-15T15:00:29.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Grahame Morris more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Veterans more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the number of veterans in (a) the UK, (b) the North East and (c) Easington constituency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington remove filter
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 170785 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
star this property answer text <p>An estimated distribution of the UK Armed Forces veteran population residing in Great Britain can be found in the 'Annual Population Survey: UK Armed Forces Veterans Residing in Great Britain', the latest edition of which (2016) is published at the following address:</p><p>https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/annual-population-survey-uk-armed-forces-veterans-residing-in-great-britain</p><p>As at 2016, there were an estimated 2.5 million UK Armed Forces veterans residing in households across Great Britain and 125,000 veterans living in households in the North East region of England.</p><p>The total number of veterans in Easington constituency is not held. However, information is held by constituency on the cohort of veterans awarded compensation under the War Pension Scheme (WPS) and the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS). As at 31 March 2018, there were 348 veterans in receipt of a disablement pension under the WPS, and 29 veterans who received compensation under the AFCS residing in the Easington Constituency.</p>
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 2018-09-13T14:23:11.967Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-13T14:23:11.967Z
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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 Grahame Morris more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-06-28more like thismore than 2018-06-28
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces Day more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to encourage the armed forces to participate in Armed Force Day events outside of major cities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington remove filter
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 158730 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-03more like thismore than 2018-07-03
star this property answer text <p>I am pleased to report that Armed Forces Day was once again a resounding success.</p><p>The aim of Armed Forces Day is to provide the public with the opportunity to show appreciation for our Armed Forces and we work with national and regional media outlets to ensure it achieves high profile coverage. This year, grants were offered to over 100 organisers of local Armed Forces Day events and we also hosted the public event listings of over 300 local events on our website, armedforcesday.org.uk.</p><p>Unit commanding officers are encouraged to support local community events, both at home and abroad, with military support provided again this year throughout the UK and at our overseas locations, for example an open day at the British military base in Larnaca, Cyprus.</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 2018-07-03T15:41:29.427Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-03T15:41:29.427Z
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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 Grahame Morris more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-20more like thismore than 2018-03-20
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Gulf War Syndrome more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if his Department will recognise Gulf War Syndrome as a medical condition. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington remove filter
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 133342 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-26more like thismore than 2018-03-26
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence has no plans to recognise Gulf War Syndrome as a medical condition.</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 2018-03-26T15:19:53.177Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-26T15:19:53.177Z
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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 Grahame Morris more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-12more like thismore than 2018-03-12
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Gulf War Syndrome: Public Inquiries more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will implement the recommendations of Lord Lloyd’s report entitled Independent Public Enquiry into Gulf War Illnesses, published in November 2004. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington remove filter
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 132061 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 2018-03-20more like thismore than 2018-03-20
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence remains aware of the recommendations in Lord Lloyd's report. The report was studied carefully at the time and steps were taken to address a number of its key points. The recommendation to set up a fund for ex-gratia payments was not accepted and we have no plans to change this position.</p><p>The UK has undertaken a substantial amount of research into Gulf veteran's illness which concluded that there is no illness which is specific to Gulf veteran's. We continue to keep a watching brief on Gulf illness, but have no plans to institute further research either on causation or clinical management.</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 2018-03-20T16:01:35.78Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-20T16:01:35.78Z
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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 Grahame Morris more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-12more like thismore than 2018-03-12
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Gulf War Syndrome: Public Inquiries more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he last assessed the findings the Lord Lloyd’s report entitled Independent Public Enquiry into Gulf War Illnesses, published in 2004. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington remove filter
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 132062 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-20more like thismore than 2018-03-20
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence remains aware of the recommendations in Lord Lloyd's report. The report was studied carefully at the time and steps were taken to address a number of its key points. The recommendation to set up a fund for ex-gratia payments was not accepted and we have no plans to change this position.</p><p>The UK has undertaken a substantial amount of research into Gulf veteran's illness which concluded that there is no illness which is specific to Gulf veteran's. We continue to keep a watching brief on Gulf illness, but have no plans to institute further research either on causation or clinical management.</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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132061 more like this
132064 more like this
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less than 2018-03-20T16:01:35.827Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-20T16:01:35.827Z
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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 Grahame Morris more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-12more like thismore than 2018-03-12
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Gulf War Syndrome: Research more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if his Department will invest in research to improve recovery outcomes for veterans who have from Gulf War Syndrome. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Easington remove filter
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Grahame Morris more like this
star this property uin 132064 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-20more like thismore than 2018-03-20
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence remains aware of the recommendations in Lord Lloyd's report. The report was studied carefully at the time and steps were taken to address a number of its key points. The recommendation to set up a fund for ex-gratia payments was not accepted and we have no plans to change this position.</p><p>The UK has undertaken a substantial amount of research into Gulf veteran's illness which concluded that there is no illness which is specific to Gulf veteran's. We continue to keep a watching brief on Gulf illness, but have no plans to institute further research either on causation or clinical management.</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 2018-03-20T16:01:35.733Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-20T16:01:35.733Z
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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 Grahame Morris more like this