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star this property date less than 2015-07-01more like thismore than 2015-07-01
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Bone Marrow Disorders 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 whether they will place in the Library of the House any publications resulting from the phase 3 clinical trials approved for the potential treatment of systemic amyloidosis or multiple myeloma; and what is the National Institute of Health Research’s assessment of progress in these areas. more like this
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Lord Willis of Knaresborough more like this
star this property uin HL995 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>There are four trials for systemic amyloidosis that are designated as ‘ongoing’ in the United Kingdom. These are being conducted by two commercial sponsors, Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc and A.T. Development Switzerland Sarl (two studies), and one non-commercial sponsor, European Myeloma Network.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Clinical trial sponsors are required to publish a summary of their trial results to the EU Clinical Trials Register within one year of their trial completing. At that point, these results will become publically available on the EU Clinical Trials Register</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department of Health, which funds the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), is a member of the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI). NCRI Clinical Studies Groups (CSGs) bring together clinicians, scientists, statisticians and lay representatives to coordinate development of a strategic portfolio of trials within their field. All CSGs interact with clinical research networks, funders (including NIHR) and researchers to develop studies aimed at improving outcomes for patients. The Haematological Oncology CSG has a Myeloma Subgroup and its 2013-14 annual report that includes an assessment of progress in these areas is attached and available on the NCRI website at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://csg.ncri.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/NCRI-Haem-Onc-CSG-Annual-Report-2013-14.pdf" target="_blank">http://csg.ncri.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/NCRI-Haem-Onc-CSG-Annual-Report-2013-14.pdf</a>.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We cannot comment on commercial considerations. When the results are known, the commercial potential of these trial’s products will be a matter for the respective trial sponsors.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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HL996 more like this
HL997 more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2015-07-14T15:34:29.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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star this property file name NCRI-Haem-Onc-CSG-Annual-Report-2013-14.pdf more like this
star this property title 2013-14 Annual Report more like this
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4151
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Willis of Knaresborough more like this
387226
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-02more like thismore than 2015-07-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Mental Health Services: Ethnic Groups 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 whether they intend to make additional resources available to mental health services in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, and if so, what resources they will make available. more like this
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Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon more like this
star this property uin HL1062 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Everyone should be able to access mental health services according to need. However, we know that there are inequalities in the access to mental health services. For example, older adults, men, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and those who are Deaf are not accessing services in the numbers predicted by prevalence studies. The National Health Service is leading on work on equality of access. We are listening to people with experience of mental health within BAME communities and continuing to make the changes needed to ensure equality throughout mental health services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>There are no plans to make additional resources available for mental health services in BAME communities. However, planning requirements for 2015-2016 require clinical commissioning groups to invest additionally in mental health in line with the growth in their overall funding allocation, which should benefit all communities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In July 2014, the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health published guidance for commissioners of mental health services for those from black and minority ethnic communities which is attached and can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.jcpmh.info/wp-content/uploads/jcpmh-bme-guide.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.jcpmh.info/wp-content/uploads/jcpmh-bme-guide.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department has been working with NHS England and commissioners to disseminate this guidance which describes what ‘good’ mental health services for people from BAME communities look like.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>One of the key priorities of the work in updating the <em>Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice</em>, which was published in January 2015, was to eliminate discrimination, including for people from BAME communities. The Department’s published Equality Analysis <em>Equality for all: Mental Health Act 1983: Code of Practice</em> sets out a range of additional guidance that has been included aiming to address concerns raised by BAME stakeholders and others.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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HL1063 more like this
HL1065 more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T15:27:38.407Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T15:27:38.407Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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star this property file name Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health BME Guidance.pdf more like this
star this property title Joint Commissioning Panel - Mental Health guidance more like this
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4290
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon more like this
387227
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-02more like thismore than 2015-07-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Mental Health Services: Ethnic Groups 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 what assessment they have made of early intervention and preventative mental health services and the extent to which these are used by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. more like this
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Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon more like this
star this property uin HL1063 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Everyone should be able to access mental health services according to need. However, we know that there are inequalities in the access to mental health services. For example, older adults, men, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and those who are Deaf are not accessing services in the numbers predicted by prevalence studies. The National Health Service is leading on work on equality of access. We are listening to people with experience of mental health within BAME communities and continuing to make the changes needed to ensure equality throughout mental health services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>There are no plans to make additional resources available for mental health services in BAME communities. However, planning requirements for 2015-2016 require clinical commissioning groups to invest additionally in mental health in line with the growth in their overall funding allocation, which should benefit all communities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In July 2014, the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health published guidance for commissioners of mental health services for those from black and minority ethnic communities which is attached and can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.jcpmh.info/wp-content/uploads/jcpmh-bme-guide.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.jcpmh.info/wp-content/uploads/jcpmh-bme-guide.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department has been working with NHS England and commissioners to disseminate this guidance which describes what ‘good’ mental health services for people from BAME communities look like.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>One of the key priorities of the work in updating the <em>Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice</em>, which was published in January 2015, was to eliminate discrimination, including for people from BAME communities. The Department’s published Equality Analysis <em>Equality for all: Mental Health Act 1983: Code of Practice</em> sets out a range of additional guidance that has been included aiming to address concerns raised by BAME stakeholders and others.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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HL1062 more like this
HL1065 more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T15:27:38.5Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T15:27:38.5Z
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127
star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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star this property file name Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health BME Guidance.pdf more like this
star this property title Joint Commissioning Panel - Mental Health guidance more like this
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4290
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon more like this
387229
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-02more like thismore than 2015-07-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Mental Health Services: Ethnic Groups 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, following the Ethnic Inequality and Mental Health Consultation by Lankelly Chase Foundation, what efforts they are making to address the dissatisfaction felt within the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic mental health sector with the Government's lack of commitment to address ethnic inequalities in mental health. more like this
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Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon more like this
star this property uin HL1065 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Everyone should be able to access mental health services according to need. However, we know that there are inequalities in the access to mental health services. For example, older adults, men, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and those who are Deaf are not accessing services in the numbers predicted by prevalence studies. The National Health Service is leading on work on equality of access. We are listening to people with experience of mental health within BAME communities and continuing to make the changes needed to ensure equality throughout mental health services.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>There are no plans to make additional resources available for mental health services in BAME communities. However, planning requirements for 2015-2016 require clinical commissioning groups to invest additionally in mental health in line with the growth in their overall funding allocation, which should benefit all communities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In July 2014, the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health published guidance for commissioners of mental health services for those from black and minority ethnic communities which is attached and can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="http://www.jcpmh.info/wp-content/uploads/jcpmh-bme-guide.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.jcpmh.info/wp-content/uploads/jcpmh-bme-guide.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department has been working with NHS England and commissioners to disseminate this guidance which describes what ‘good’ mental health services for people from BAME communities look like.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>One of the key priorities of the work in updating the <em>Mental Health Act 1983 Code of Practice</em>, which was published in January 2015, was to eliminate discrimination, including for people from BAME communities. The Department’s published Equality Analysis <em>Equality for all: Mental Health Act 1983: Code of Practice</em> sets out a range of additional guidance that has been included aiming to address concerns raised by BAME stakeholders and others.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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HL1062 more like this
HL1063 more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T15:27:38.603Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T15:27:38.603Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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star this property file name Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health BME Guidance.pdf more like this
star this property title Joint Commissioning Panel - Mental Health guidance more like this
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4290
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon more like this
387228
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-02more like thismore than 2015-07-02
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Mental Health Services: Ethnic Groups 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 what efforts they are making to address the lack of access to mental health services for young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. more like this
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Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon more like this
star this property uin HL1064 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Department has not made an assessment of the level of mental health resources and support currently available to young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. Commissioners and providers of NHS services are required to ensure that the services they commission or provide operate in such a way to meet the needs of diverse groups, including people from Black and Minority Ethnic communities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce considered the mental health needs of all children and young people. As part of this work, a specific group was set up to look at the needs of vulnerable groups and inequalities. A report from this group was published alongside the <em>Future in mind</em> report.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Department is commissioning a new prevalence survey for children and young people’s mental health. We anticipate that the new survey will report on ethnicity, which would provide us with more up-to-date information on the mental health needs of children and young people from Black and Minority Ethnic groups.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Difficulties may arise preventing access to mental health services by members of some communities due to the stigma attached to mental illness among those communities. We believe that Time to Change, a joint anti-stigma campaign led by Mind and Rethink, is addressing this issue and we are considering how best to help.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL1061 more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T15:22:56.683Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Prior of Brampton more like this
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4290
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon more like this
387748
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star this property date less than 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what support the United Kingdom is providing to the government of Saudi Arabia in its military campaign in Yemen. more like this
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The Marquess of Lothian more like this
star this property uin HL1125 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>We are not participating directly in Saudi-led military operations in Yemen, but we are providing technical support, precision-guided weapons and exchanging information with the Saudi Arabian armed forces through pre-existing arrangements.</p><p>In addition to the personnel who continue to provide support for equipment supplied, we have a small number of liaison personnel in Saudi and coalition air and maritime headquarters. This includes personnel in the Maritime Coalition Coordination Centre in the region supporting the delivery of humanitarian aid into Yemen.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T15:25:56.78Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T15:25:56.78Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Marquess of Lothian more like this
388556
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star this property date less than 2015-07-08more like thismore than 2015-07-08
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar 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 Iraq: Armed Conflict 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 methodology his Department uses to assess levels of collateral damage from airstrikes in Iraq. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon more like this
star this property uin 6213 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence follows well established doctrine that sets out the process for considering collateral damage before and after airstrikes. All UK airstrikes are conducted in accordance with Rules of Engagement and International Humanitarian Law. Targets are selected with the utmost care, the risks of collateral damage or civilian casualties are assessed and mitigated based on intelligence and the use of precision guided weapons.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T15:26:37.683Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T15:26:37.683Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4493
unstar this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
388913
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star this property date less than 2015-07-09more like thismore than 2015-07-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar 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 Unmanned Air Vehicles 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 psychological (a) assessment and (b) support his Department offers to the operators of UK Reaper Squadrons 39 and 13. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blaydon more like this
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Mr David Anderson more like this
star this property uin 6451 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence takes seriously the psychological and physical health of all Armed Forces personnel. The RAF Reaper remotely piloted air systems force, alongside other frontline forces, has robust trauma risk management strategies in place to ensure this is continually monitored. Should psychological or physical care be required, the RAF medical services are fully engaged to provide the required level of support to the individual.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T15:24:24.66Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T15:24:24.66Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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1486
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Anderson more like this
388915
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-09more like thismore than 2015-07-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar 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 Unmanned Air Vehicles and Unmanned Marine Vehicles 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 his Department plans to produce a new joint doctrinal note or joint concept note on the UK approach to unmanned vehicles. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blaydon more like this
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Mr David Anderson more like this
star this property uin 6480 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD)'s Joint Doctrine Note (JDN) 2/11 &quot;The UK Approach to Unmanned Aircraft Systems&quot; was published on 30 March 2011. The principles contained within the note apply to systems and vehicles operating at sea and on land.</p><p>It is MOD policy that Joint Doctrine Notes remain valid for a limited period to inform future doctrine and concept publications. Work is under way to reflect and update the ideas contained within JDN 2/11 within new concepts and doctrine publications that are currently in production; at which point the note will be withdrawn. We expect this to be in the summer of 2016.</p><p>There are currently no plans to produce a new Joint Doctrine or Concept Note specifically on the UK approach to unmanned vehicles; however, the MOD reserves the right to do so in the future should the need arise.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T15:26:00.397Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T15:26:00.397Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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1486
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Anderson more like this
388916
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-09more like thismore than 2015-07-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
unstar 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 Unmanned Air Vehicles 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 his Department has undertaken or commissioned any assessment of the psychological effect of using unmanned air vehicles. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Blaydon more like this
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Mr David Anderson more like this
star this property uin 6481 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD) takes seriously the mental health of all members of the Armed Forces. The RAF Stress Management and Resilience Training Team has delivered stress awareness briefs to units operating unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), to give personnel awareness of the subject and make them aware of the wide range of assistance and treatment that is available.</p><p>While the particular stressors of their work are recognised, an assessment of the referral figures for MOD Departments of Community Mental Health from 2009-13 indicated that UAV pilots were no more likely to present with any form of mental health condition than the general Armed Forces population.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T15:25:14.913Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T15:25:14.913Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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1486
unstar this property label Biography information for Mr David Anderson more like this