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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-01-19more like thismore than 2018-01-19
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Former Members 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 former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated at the 2017 general election and who now work in his Department were appointed after a publicly advertised and open recruitment process. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Luke Pollard more like this
star this property uin 123825 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 2018-01-30more like thismore than 2018-01-30
star this property answer text <p>Records held by the Ministry of Defence indicate that no former Conservative Members of Parliament who were defeated in the General Election of 2017 are currently employed as members of the Senior Civil Service (SCS). Information on the previous employment history of Civil Servants below SCS is not held in the format requested.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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less than 2018-01-30T15:02:15.637Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-30T15:02:15.637Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4682
star this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
844046
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-19more like thismore than 2018-02-19
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Metals: Theft 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 reports he has received on the status of Royal Navy war graves on the shipwrecks of HMS Electra, HMS Exeter and HMS Encounter near Indonesia and Malaysia and on similar wrecks in other areas of the world at risk from metal scavengers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Luke Pollard more like this
star this property uin 128394 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 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are aware that the Java Sea wrecks HMS EXETER and HMS ENCOUNTER have been almost completely salvaged, while HMS ELECTRA has been partially salvaged. We are working with the Indonesian government to agree protected status for British World War II (WWII) wrecks in Indonesian waters. We are also aware that the wrecks HMS REPULSE and HMS PRINCE OF WALES near the coast of Malaysia have been partially salvaged. They are designated as 'Protected Places' under the United Kingdom's Protection of Military Remains Act 1986.</p><p>In response to media reports that human remains, which may include British sailors and soldiers, have been removed from WWII wreck sites in the Java Sea, the British Ambassador to Indonesia has written to the Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs raising these concerns and asking the Indonesian authorities to investigate.</p><p>If further evidence confirms that military remains have been removed and placed in a mass grave, we will consider the options to ensure that our Servicemen are appropriately commemorated. In the event that the remains prove to be conclusively those of British Service personnel, the Ministry of Defence, with support from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, would arrange for a dignified funeral and the marking of their final resting place.</p><p>Where we have evidence of desecration of the wrecks of Royal Navy vessels, we will take appropriate action, including working with regional Governments and partners to prevent inappropriate activity at such sites. It should be appreciated however that, given the vast locations of Royal Navy wrecks around the world, that there are limitations on what protection we can provide.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
128164 more like this
128395 more like this
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less than 2018-02-27T14:39:05.88Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-27T14:39:05.88Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4682
star this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
844048
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-19more like thismore than 2018-02-19
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Metals: Theft 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 steps he has taken to deter metal scavenging from shipwrecks and war graves. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Luke Pollard more like this
star this property uin 128164 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 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are aware that the Java Sea wrecks HMS EXETER and HMS ENCOUNTER have been almost completely salvaged, while HMS ELECTRA has been partially salvaged. We are working with the Indonesian government to agree protected status for British World War II (WWII) wrecks in Indonesian waters. We are also aware that the wrecks HMS REPULSE and HMS PRINCE OF WALES near the coast of Malaysia have been partially salvaged. They are designated as 'Protected Places' under the United Kingdom's Protection of Military Remains Act 1986.</p><p>In response to media reports that human remains, which may include British sailors and soldiers, have been removed from WWII wreck sites in the Java Sea, the British Ambassador to Indonesia has written to the Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs raising these concerns and asking the Indonesian authorities to investigate.</p><p>If further evidence confirms that military remains have been removed and placed in a mass grave, we will consider the options to ensure that our Servicemen are appropriately commemorated. In the event that the remains prove to be conclusively those of British Service personnel, the Ministry of Defence, with support from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, would arrange for a dignified funeral and the marking of their final resting place.</p><p>Where we have evidence of desecration of the wrecks of Royal Navy vessels, we will take appropriate action, including working with regional Governments and partners to prevent inappropriate activity at such sites. It should be appreciated however that, given the vast locations of Royal Navy wrecks around the world, that there are limitations on what protection we can provide.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
128394 more like this
128395 more like this
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less than 2018-02-27T14:39:05.96Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-27T14:39:05.96Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4682
star this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
844047
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-19more like thismore than 2018-02-19
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading HMS Exeter 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, whether he has had recent discussions with the Foreign Secretary on reburying the remains of Royal Navy sailors from HMS Exeter. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport remove filter
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Luke Pollard more like this
star this property uin 128395 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 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are aware that the Java Sea wrecks HMS EXETER and HMS ENCOUNTER have been almost completely salvaged, while HMS ELECTRA has been partially salvaged. We are working with the Indonesian government to agree protected status for British World War II (WWII) wrecks in Indonesian waters. We are also aware that the wrecks HMS REPULSE and HMS PRINCE OF WALES near the coast of Malaysia have been partially salvaged. They are designated as 'Protected Places' under the United Kingdom's Protection of Military Remains Act 1986.</p><p>In response to media reports that human remains, which may include British sailors and soldiers, have been removed from WWII wreck sites in the Java Sea, the British Ambassador to Indonesia has written to the Indonesian Minister of Foreign Affairs raising these concerns and asking the Indonesian authorities to investigate.</p><p>If further evidence confirms that military remains have been removed and placed in a mass grave, we will consider the options to ensure that our Servicemen are appropriately commemorated. In the event that the remains prove to be conclusively those of British Service personnel, the Ministry of Defence, with support from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, would arrange for a dignified funeral and the marking of their final resting place.</p><p>Where we have evidence of desecration of the wrecks of Royal Navy vessels, we will take appropriate action, including working with regional Governments and partners to prevent inappropriate activity at such sites. It should be appreciated however that, given the vast locations of Royal Navy wrecks around the world, that there are limitations on what protection we can provide.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
star this property grouped question UIN
128164 more like this
128394 more like this
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less than 2018-02-27T14:39:06.007Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-27T14:39:06.007Z
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1487
star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4682
star this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this