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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many allegations of (a) rape and (b) sexual assault were made within the chain of command against members of the armed forces in (i) 2010, (ii) 2011, (iii) 2012 and (iv) 2013; and, of such cases, how many resulted in a prosecution by the Service Prosecution Authority. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Dunbartonshire more like this
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Gemma Doyle more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>All allegations of rape and sexual assault will be thoroughly investigated by either the civil or Service police, depending upon who has jurisdiction. The following table provides details of the number of allegations of rape and sexual assault made within the chain of command against members of the Armed Forces in each of the last four years as recorded by the Service Police. Reference to rape covers offences under section one and sexual assault covers offences under sections two and three of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Sexual Offence</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total Allegations in 2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total Allegations in 2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total Allegations in 2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total Allegations in 2013</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Rape</p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>22</p></td><td><p>25</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sexual Assault</p></td><td><p>70</p></td><td><p>77</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>60</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The following table provides details of the number of referrals to the Service Prosecuting Authority (SPA) in each of the last four years, the number directed for trial and the number of convictions in the Military Court Service.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011 </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Rape Case Referrals</strong></p></td><td><p>21</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>22</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Directed for Trial</strong></p></td><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Convictions</strong></p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>0<sup>1</sup></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Sexual Assault Case Referrals</strong></p></td><td><p>51</p></td><td><p>70</p></td><td><p>31</p></td><td><p>45</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Directed for Trial </strong></p></td><td><p>27</p></td><td><p>35</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>23</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Convictions</strong></p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>31</p></td><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>7<sup>2</sup></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><sup>1</sup>Seven further cases are currently on trial.</p><p><sup>2</sup> 11 Trials ongoing</p><p> </p><p>The SPA may receive referrals in one year and the cases are directed/not directed and/or tried in the following year, so there is no direct correlation to the number of cases brought in any one year.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>I should also like to take the opportunity to clarify the relationship between the figures provided in this answer, and earlier answers. The figures for sexual assaults in this answer are different to those provided by the then Minister for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans (Andrew Robathan) on 6 July 2012 (Official Report, column 822W) in response to a question from the hon. Member for Bridgend (Mrs Moon), for sexual assault referrals in the years between 2010 and 2012 (although 2012 was only for part of the year). This is because the term sexual assault has been expanded to cover the offences of indecent assault and sexual activity with a child. In addition, the figures provided in a response given by my predecessor (Mark Francois) on 30 November 2012 (Official Report, column 555W) again to the hon. Member for Bridgend (Mrs Moon) referred only to the number of cases where the victim was a member of the Armed Forces. The figures in the tables above cover all cases handled by the SPA, whether or not the victim was a member of the Armed Forces.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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star this property file name Hansard Extract 30 November 2012.doc more like this
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star this property file name Hansard extract 6 July 2012.doc more like this
star this property title Hansard extract 6 July 12 more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 190437 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gemma Doyle more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-04more like thismore than 2014-03-04
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many prosecutions of (a) rape and (b) sexual assault of members of the armed forces resulted in a conviction by the Military Courts Service in (i) 2010, (ii) 2011, (iii) 2012 and (iv) 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Dunbartonshire more like this
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Gemma Doyle more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>All allegations of rape and sexual assault will be thoroughly investigated by either the civil or Service police, depending upon who has jurisdiction. The following table provides details of the number of allegations of rape and sexual assault made within the chain of command against members of the Armed Forces in each of the last four years as recorded by the Service Police. Reference to rape covers offences under section one and sexual assault covers offences under sections two and three of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Sexual Offence</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total Allegations in 2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total Allegations in 2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total Allegations in 2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total Allegations in 2013</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Rape</p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>22</p></td><td><p>25</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sexual Assault</p></td><td><p>70</p></td><td><p>77</p></td><td><p>50</p></td><td><p>60</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The following table provides details of the number of referrals to the Service Prosecuting Authority (SPA) in each of the last four years, the number directed for trial and the number of convictions in the Military Court Service.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011 </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Rape Case Referrals</strong></p></td><td><p>21</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>22</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Directed for Trial</strong></p></td><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Convictions</strong></p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>0<sup>1</sup></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Sexual Assault Case Referrals</strong></p></td><td><p>51</p></td><td><p>70</p></td><td><p>31</p></td><td><p>45</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Directed for Trial </strong></p></td><td><p>27</p></td><td><p>35</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>23</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Convictions</strong></p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>31</p></td><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>7<sup>2</sup></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><sup>1</sup>Seven further cases are currently on trial.</p><p><sup>2</sup> 11 Trials ongoing</p><p> </p><p>The SPA may receive referrals in one year and the cases are directed/not directed and/or tried in the following year, so there is no direct correlation to the number of cases brought in any one year.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>I should also like to take the opportunity to clarify the relationship between the figures provided in this answer, and earlier answers. The figures for sexual assaults in this answer are different to those provided by the then Minister for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans (Andrew Robathan) on 6 July 2012 (Official Report, column 822W) in response to a question from the hon. Member for Bridgend (Mrs Moon), for sexual assault referrals in the years between 2010 and 2012 (although 2012 was only for part of the year). This is because the term sexual assault has been expanded to cover the offences of indecent assault and sexual activity with a child. In addition, the figures provided in a response given by my predecessor (Mark Francois) on 30 November 2012 (Official Report, column 555W) again to the hon. Member for Bridgend (Mrs Moon) referred only to the number of cases where the victim was a member of the Armed Forces. The figures in the tables above cover all cases handled by the SPA, whether or not the victim was a member of the Armed Forces.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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star this property file name Hansard Extract 30 November 2012.doc more like this
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star this property file name Hansard extract 6 July 2012.doc more like this
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star this property grouped question UIN 190438 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Gemma Doyle more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will update the Defence Strategic Guidance to reflect the Russian annexation of the Crimea. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Sussex more like this
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Nicholas Soames more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
unstar this property answer text <p>The 2010 National Security Strategy and the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) set the top level political direction and guidance for UK Defence. Defence Strategic Direction (DSD) translates this top level direction into broad priorities for Defence but it does not set specific goals, or relate to specific missions, activities or threats, and it would not be appropriate or practical to update DSD in the face of each individual crisis or threat.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Runnymede and Weybridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Hammond more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Hammond more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-26more like thismore than 2014-03-26
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Chancellor of the Exchequer's Budget Statement on 19 March 2014, Official Report, column 784, what effect making departmental underspends permanent and locked-in will have on his Department's budgetary assumptions in relation to his Department's (a) revenue and (b) capital budget until 2015-16. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Gedling more like this
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Vernon Coaker more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>(holding answer 31 March 2014)</p><p> </p><p>The Chancellor's Budget statement did not change the Ministry of Defence (MOD)'s budgetary position until 2015-16 from that set out at the Autumn Statement in December 2013.</p><p> </p><p>The Treasury has confirmed that Defence's overall position remains unchanged as a result of the Budget: there has been no change to the MOD's budgetary baseline for 2015-16.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Runnymede and Weybridge more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Hammond more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Hammond more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Vernon Coaker more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what (a) personnel and (b) assets are participating in NATO's Baltic Regional Training Events in 2014; and what (i) personnel and (ii) assets participated in the events in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Moray more like this
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Angus Robertson more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The UK is currently reviewing our contribution to national and NATO exercises in the Baltic Region in 2014; final decisions have not yet been made.</p><p> </p><p>There are no central records for 2011 and 2012. However, in 2013 the UK provided 124 personnel to the following exercises involving NATO allies:</p><p> </p><p>Exercise Sabre Strike 13, Latvia 1-14 June 2013.</p><p> </p><p>Exercise Kevadtorm 13, Estonia 14-25 May 2013.</p><p> </p><p>In addition the UK provided one mine counter measure vessel (ship's company of 40 personnel) to:</p><p> </p><p>Exercise Steadfast Jazz 13, Baltic Sea, November 2013.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Angus Robertson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will publish the detailed arrangements for the bespoke trading entity being set up with existing DE&S. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Moor View more like this
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Alison Seabeck more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Copies of the Defence Equipment and Support (DE&amp;S) Corporate Plan and the Framework Document will be placed in the Library of the House in due course, and published on the gov.uk website and the Defence Intranet. The Corporate Plan sets out the DE&amp;S strategic objectives and timelines for the next three years. The Framework Document includes the function and governance arrangements for the new DE&amp;S, including the freedoms and benefits.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alison Seabeck more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 27 March 2014, Official Report, column 317W, on armed forces: training, how many hours of equality and diversity training new services entrants receive during basic training; how many hours refresher training (a) Army, (b) Navy and (c) RAF personnel receive each year they are required to receive such training; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bridgend more like this
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Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The requested information is set out in the following table:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>New Entrants (hours of Equality and Diversity (E&amp;D) training)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Refresher (hours of E&amp;D training)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Royal Navy</strong></p></td><td><p>3</p></td><td><p>2 every two years</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Army</strong></p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>0.5 every year</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Royal Air Force</strong></p></td><td><p>2-4</p></td><td><p>2 every three years</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Madeleine Moon more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department was (a) aware of the nature of and (b) consulted before the start of surveillance being carried out at NSA Menwith Hills. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds North East more like this
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Fabian Hamilton more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Operations at RAF Menwith Hill have always been, and continue to be, carried out with the knowledge and consent of the UK Government.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rayleigh and Wickford more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Francois more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Mark Francois more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Fabian Hamilton more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the implications for the future of RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall of the Rand Corporation report on the posture triangle; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds North East more like this
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Fabian Hamilton more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>The US authorities are finalising a study into future US basing requirements in Europe, and no decisions have been taken in respect of RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall. No assessment of the Rand Corporation report has therefore been made.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Rayleigh and Wickford more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Mark Francois more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Fabian Hamilton more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what valuation was undertaken prior to the sale of Brompton Road tube station. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland more like this
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Helen Goodman more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
unstar this property answer text <p>No tube stations are currently owned by the Ministry of Defence.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Brompton Road Tube Station was valued by the Department's independent marketing agent. The top bid received was in excess of this valuation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Brompton Road Tube Station was sold in accordance with the normal Departmental procedures as mandated by the Treasury.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>There were 12 bidders for Brompton Road Tube Station.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South West Wiltshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Andrew Murrison more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this