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1062080
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-15more like thismore than 2019-02-15
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Bristow Helicopters more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will assess the financial solvency of the ultimate owner of Bristow Helicopters Limited; and when he last made such an assessment. more like this
tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
tabling member printed
Alex Cunningham more like this
uin 222024 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
answer text <p>Bristow Group Inc is an indirect shareholder of our search and rescue helicopter provider, Bristow Helicopters Limited. Bristow Group issued cautionary guidance to investors on 11 February about a material weakness observed in the internal controls over its financial reporting going back to 31 March 2018.</p><p> </p><p>Bristow Group intends to release further information on its financial position at the end of 2018 to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (US SEC), no later than 19 February 2019. An assessment of Bristow Group’s financial position will be made following the release of its quarterly results to the US SEC.</p><p> </p><p>These current difficulties are contained within Bristow Group and do not affect the Department for Transport’s contract with Bristow Helicopters Limited.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Wealden more like this
answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-20T14:53:51.997Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T14:53:51.997Z
answering member
4460
label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
tabling member
4122
label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
1062081
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-15more like thismore than 2019-02-15
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Maritime and Coastguard Agency: Bristow Helicopters more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the annual value is of the current contract between the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and Bristow Helicopters Limited for helicopter search and rescue services in the UK. more like this
tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
tabling member printed
Alex Cunningham more like this
uin 222025 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
answer text <p>The value of the current search and rescue helicopter contract is £1.6 billion over 10 years.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Wealden more like this
answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-20T16:18:44.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T16:18:44.5Z
answering member
4460
label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
tabling member
4122
label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
1062082
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-02-15more like thismore than 2019-02-15
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Maritime and Coastguard Agency: Bristow Helicopters more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what contingency plans his Department has developed for the early termination of the contract between the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and Bristow Helicopters Limited for helicopter search and rescue services in the UK. more like this
tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
tabling member printed
Alex Cunningham more like this
uin 222026 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-02-20more like thismore than 2019-02-20
answer text <p>Bristow Helicopters Limited continues to fulfil its contractual obligations with the UK Government. The Department for Transport has protections in its contract to guarantee a search and rescue helicopter service in the unlikely event that these obligations should go unfulfilled. The details of these protections are however commercially sensitive.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Wealden more like this
answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-02-20T16:25:07.607Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-20T16:25:07.607Z
answering member
4460
label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
tabling member
4122
label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
1109155
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading High Speed 2 Railway Line: Rolling Stock more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will ensure that High Speed Two trains will be built in the UK and be created using a UK Supply Chain. more like this
tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
tabling member printed
Alex Cunningham more like this
uin 239967 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
answer text <p>The procurement of the new HS2 Phase One fleet is being undertaken in accordance with the Utilities Contract Regulations 2016. The regulations require all tenderers be treated equally on a non-discriminatory basis. This means that HS2 cannot mandate that the design and manufacture of the new fleet should be undertaken in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>This also means that HS2 cannot reward, in its procurement scoring mechanism, UK or regional content over non-UK content. However, the Utilities Contract Regulations do include a scoring mechanism that assesses each Tenderer’s plans for developing skills, education and employment opportunities and promoting supply chain opportunities through the supply and maintenance of the new trains.</p><p> </p><p>All parties invited to tender are required to make clear in their proposal how the manufacture and maintenance of the rolling stock will add value to the UK economy and contribute to the delivery of the HS2 programme strategic goals. All such commitments made will be included in the contract with the winning bidder.</p><p> </p><p>HS2 cannot mandate that the design and manufacture of the new fleet should be undertaken in the UK. However, the procurement has the potential to realise many benefits for the UK, for example a ‘supply chain mapping’ exercise conducted by HS2 identified over 270 potential tier 2 and 3 rolling stock suppliers, over 70% of which are UK-based.</p><p> </p><p>The procurement you refer to for the supply of new Piccadilly line trains from Siemens Mobility Limited was conducted by London Underground Limited (a subsidiary of Transport for London).</p><p> </p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Wealden more like this
answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
grouped question UIN
239968 more like this
239971 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-09T10:30:01.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-09T10:30:01.327Z
answering member
4460
label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
tabling member
4122
label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
1109156
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading High Speed 2 Railway Line: Rolling Stock more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether the Government has written UK Content into the HS2 contract to ensure that High Speed Two will be a catalyst for sustained and balanced economic growth across the UK. more like this
tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
tabling member printed
Alex Cunningham more like this
uin 239968 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
answer text <p>The procurement of the new HS2 Phase One fleet is being undertaken in accordance with the Utilities Contract Regulations 2016. The regulations require all tenderers be treated equally on a non-discriminatory basis. This means that HS2 cannot mandate that the design and manufacture of the new fleet should be undertaken in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>This also means that HS2 cannot reward, in its procurement scoring mechanism, UK or regional content over non-UK content. However, the Utilities Contract Regulations do include a scoring mechanism that assesses each Tenderer’s plans for developing skills, education and employment opportunities and promoting supply chain opportunities through the supply and maintenance of the new trains.</p><p> </p><p>All parties invited to tender are required to make clear in their proposal how the manufacture and maintenance of the rolling stock will add value to the UK economy and contribute to the delivery of the HS2 programme strategic goals. All such commitments made will be included in the contract with the winning bidder.</p><p> </p><p>HS2 cannot mandate that the design and manufacture of the new fleet should be undertaken in the UK. However, the procurement has the potential to realise many benefits for the UK, for example a ‘supply chain mapping’ exercise conducted by HS2 identified over 270 potential tier 2 and 3 rolling stock suppliers, over 70% of which are UK-based.</p><p> </p><p>The procurement you refer to for the supply of new Piccadilly line trains from Siemens Mobility Limited was conducted by London Underground Limited (a subsidiary of Transport for London).</p><p> </p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Wealden more like this
answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
grouped question UIN
239967 more like this
239971 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-09T10:30:01.373Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-09T10:30:01.373Z
answering member
4460
label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
tabling member
4122
label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
1109165
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Rolling Stock: Procurement more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether his Department had information that 40 per cent of new tube train Siemens is planning to build will be in Vienna; and whether the Government has made an assessment (a) whether some of the High Speed Two rolling stock could be built outside of the UK and (b) the potential effect of that on the benefits accrued for UK Plc. more like this
tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
tabling member printed
Alex Cunningham more like this
uin 239971 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
answer text <p>The procurement of the new HS2 Phase One fleet is being undertaken in accordance with the Utilities Contract Regulations 2016. The regulations require all tenderers be treated equally on a non-discriminatory basis. This means that HS2 cannot mandate that the design and manufacture of the new fleet should be undertaken in the UK.</p><p> </p><p>This also means that HS2 cannot reward, in its procurement scoring mechanism, UK or regional content over non-UK content. However, the Utilities Contract Regulations do include a scoring mechanism that assesses each Tenderer’s plans for developing skills, education and employment opportunities and promoting supply chain opportunities through the supply and maintenance of the new trains.</p><p> </p><p>All parties invited to tender are required to make clear in their proposal how the manufacture and maintenance of the rolling stock will add value to the UK economy and contribute to the delivery of the HS2 programme strategic goals. All such commitments made will be included in the contract with the winning bidder.</p><p> </p><p>HS2 cannot mandate that the design and manufacture of the new fleet should be undertaken in the UK. However, the procurement has the potential to realise many benefits for the UK, for example a ‘supply chain mapping’ exercise conducted by HS2 identified over 270 potential tier 2 and 3 rolling stock suppliers, over 70% of which are UK-based.</p><p> </p><p>The procurement you refer to for the supply of new Piccadilly line trains from Siemens Mobility Limited was conducted by London Underground Limited (a subsidiary of Transport for London).</p><p> </p><p> </p>
answering member constituency Wealden more like this
answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
grouped question UIN
239967 more like this
239968 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-09T10:30:01.42Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-09T10:30:01.42Z
answering member
4460
label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
tabling member
4122
label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
1109964
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-04-05more like thismore than 2019-04-05
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading Bristow Group: Finance more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 20 February 2019 to Question 222024, what recent assessment his Department has made of Bristow Group’s financial position. more like this
tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
tabling member printed
Alex Cunningham more like this
uin 241422 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-04-10more like thismore than 2019-04-10
answer text <p>The current difficulties are contained within Bristow Group and do not affect the Department for Transport’s contract with Bristow Helicopters Limited.</p><p>The Department will assess Bristow Group’s financial position following the release of its quarterly results to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (US SEC). The publication of these results has been delayed and are not yet available.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Wealden more like this
answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-04-10T08:36:34.33Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-10T08:36:34.33Z
answering member
4460
label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
tabling member
4122
label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
1129701
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
answering body
Department for Transport more like this
answering dept id 27 more like this
answering dept short name Transport more like this
answering dept sort name Transport more like this
hansard heading High Speed 2 Railway Line: Rolling Stock more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answers of 9 April 2019 to Question 239967 and Question 239968 on High Speed 2 Railway Line: Rolling Stock, for what reason his Department did not adopt the provisions of most economically advantageous tender in relation to (a) quality, (b) cost-effectiveness and (c) life-cycle costs. more like this
tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
tabling member printed
Alex Cunningham more like this
uin 259985 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-12more like thismore than 2019-06-12
answer text <p>As advised in the answers of 9 April 2019, the procurement of rolling stock for HS2 is conducted by HS2 Ltd in line with Utilities Contract Regulations 2016. In addition, I can confirm that the evaluation process does take into account technical quality, deliverability (including wider benefits) and overall whole life value.</p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Wealden more like this
answering member printed Ms Nusrat Ghani more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-12T12:38:27.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-12T12:38:27.5Z
answering member
4460
label Biography information for Ms Nusrat Ghani remove filter
tabling member
4122
label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter