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star this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Cadets more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many state school Combined Cadet Forces have been set up under the Cadet Expansion Programme in each year since 2012; and how many such forces are (a) new units and (b) partnerships with existing units. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 8448 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-14more like thismore than 2015-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The number of state school cadet units set up under the Cadet Expansion Programme (CEP) in each year since 2012, either as new stand-alone units, or in partnership with existing units is as follows:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>New Units</p></td><td><p>Partnership units</p></td><td><p>Total</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>6</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>13</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>17</p></td><td><p>13</p></td><td><p>30</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>26</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>51</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Although most of the new cadet units in schools set up under the CEP are Combined Cadet Force (CCF) units, some are community cadet units (Army Cadet Force, Sea Cadet Corps, Air Training Corps) located in schools.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Canterbury more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Julian Brazier more like this
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less than 2015-09-14T15:55:53.5Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-14T15:55:53.5Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Julian Brazier more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alex Cunningham remove filter
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star this property date less than 2015-06-30more like thismore than 2015-06-30
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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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 Armed Forces: Education more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many visits the armed forces made to (a) state secondary schools, (b) independent schools and (c) colleges in (i) Scotland, (ii) Wales, (iii) England and (iv) Northern Ireland in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 4788 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-07more like thismore than 2015-07-07
star this property answer text <p>This information is not held in the format requested, but the number of visits in each of the last five years, broken down by Service and Country is detailed below:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Country</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Visits by the Royal Navy </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Visits by the Army </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Visits by the Royal Air Force</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Year 2010-11</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>412</p></td><td><p>488</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p> </p><p>101 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p>46</p></td><td><p>161</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p><p> </p></td><td><p>No data (see note 1)</p></td><td><p>125</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p> </p><p>399 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>No data (see note 1)</p></td><td><p>5,378</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Year 2011-12</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>304</p></td><td><p>191</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p> </p><p>84 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p> </p><p>188</p></td><td><p> </p><p>65</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>146</p></td><td><p>290</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>416</p><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>1,821</p></td><td><p>2,761</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Year 2012-13</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>152</p></td><td><p>199</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p> </p><p>118 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p>198</p></td><td><p>74</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p><p> </p></td><td><p>300</p></td><td><p>202</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p> </p><p>120 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>1,382(see note 1)</p></td><td><p>2,412</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Year 2013-14</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>211</p></td><td><p>175</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>142 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p> </p><p>53</p></td><td><p>162</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>298</p></td><td><p>211</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>251 (see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>2,293</p></td><td><p>3,882</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p><strong>Year 2014-15</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Scotland</p></td><td><p>219</p></td><td><p>203</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p> </p><p>217(see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Northern Ireland</p></td><td><p>57</p></td><td><p> </p><p>303</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wales</p></td><td><p>99</p></td><td><p>246</p></td><td rowspan="2"><p>178(see note 3)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>England</p></td><td><p>2,050</p></td><td><p>1,960</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Note 1: There is no data for England and Wales due to a loss of data when the Royal Navy computer system was updated.</p><p>Note 2: This is incomplete data and only includes the South West, Midlands and Northern England.</p><p>Note 3: Each Service defines regions and areas in a different way and the Royal Air Force is not able to provide separate details for each Country. The figures group Scotland and Northern Ireland together and then England and Wales together.</p><p> </p><p>These visits can comprise presentations, citizenship talks, meetings with staff, participation in career events, practice interviews and activities with the students, such as science and maths challenges, and other indoor or outdoor exercises.</p><p> </p><p>The Armed Forces never visit schools for recruitment purposes and would only ever visit a school after being invited by a teacher to support school activities. Similar contributions to schools are made by the Police, Fire, Ambulance and other emergency services. The Armed Forces receive numerous requests from schools each year and the three Services take these opportunities to both explain their role, and to assist schools in teaching valuable skills such as leadership, teamwork and citizenship.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </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 2015-07-07T15:54:59.473Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-07T15:54:59.473Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-04more like thismore than 2016-01-04
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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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 Armed Forces: Furs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much his Department has spent on research and development to find a synthetic alternative to bear pelts for the making of bearskins and other associated headgear containing real fur in each of the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-12more like thismore than 2016-01-12
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD) does not buy bear pelts; it buys ceremonial caps direct from suppliers who source pelts from animals culled as part of a programme to manage the wild population licensed by the Canadian government. Animal welfare standards relating to the bear cull are a matter for the Canadian government.</p><br /> <br /><p>The MOD also purchases coney skin (rabbit fur) for the Royal Engineers’ and Royal Signals’ busby and fox fur for the Royal Horse Artillery, Kings Troop Officers’ busby. The current contract requires a commitment to sustainable procurement.</p><br /><p>Depending on usage and maintenance, bearskin busbys can last for up to 50 years. The coney skin and fox fur busbys have indefinite lifespans if properly maintained.</p><br /><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Calendar Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Cost of Bearskin Busby Headgear (£)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Cost of Coney Skin Busby Headgear (£)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Cost of Fox </strong><strong>Fur Busby Headgear(£)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005</p></td><td><p>Not held</p></td><td><p>2005-06</p></td><td><p>1,532</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>Not held</p></td><td><p>2006-07</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1,472</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>Not held</p></td><td><p>2007-08</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>31,319</p></td><td><p>2008-09</p></td><td><p>9,173</p></td><td><p>406</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>148,891</p></td><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>131,886</p></td><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>90,822</p></td><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>861</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>126,087</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>1,779</p></td><td><p>861</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>65,108</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>136,671</p></td><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>10,257</p></td><td><p>1,899</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>149,379</p></td><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>2,558</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><p>All figures are rounded to the nearest pound.</p><br /><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Calendar Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Bearskin Busby Headgear</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Coney Skin Busby Headgear</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Busby Headgear made of Fox Fur </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005</p></td><td><p>Not held</p></td><td><p>2005-06</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>Not held</p></td><td><p>2006-07</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>Not held</p></td><td><p>2007-08</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>35</p></td><td><p>2008-09</p></td><td><p>22</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>195</p></td><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>158</p></td><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>99</p></td><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>126</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>63</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>127</p></td><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>122</p></td><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /> <br /><p>Historically the MOD has undertaken a number of trials on synthetic alternatives to bear skin but none of these matched the properties of the natural material. No trialling has taken place since 2007. Information about costs of these trials is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. In 2012 the Ministry of Defence loaned a sample bearskin to the animal rights organisation, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, to aid its research and development programme on a synthetic alternative.</p><br /><p>There has been no research and development carried out to find a synthetic alternative to coney skin or fox fur.</p><br />
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
20778 more like this
20779 more like this
20780 more like this
20781 more like this
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less than 2016-01-12T17:34:26.637Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-12T17:34:26.637Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-01-04more like thismore than 2016-01-04
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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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 Armed Forces: Furs 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, how much his Department spent on purchasing bearskins and other associated headgear containing real fur in each of the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-12more like thismore than 2016-01-12
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD) does not buy bear pelts; it buys ceremonial caps direct from suppliers who source pelts from animals culled as part of a programme to manage the wild population licensed by the Canadian government. Animal welfare standards relating to the bear cull are a matter for the Canadian government.</p><br /> <br /><p>The MOD also purchases coney skin (rabbit fur) for the Royal Engineers’ and Royal Signals’ busby and fox fur for the Royal Horse Artillery, Kings Troop Officers’ busby. The current contract requires a commitment to sustainable procurement.</p><br /><p>Depending on usage and maintenance, bearskin busbys can last for up to 50 years. The coney skin and fox fur busbys have indefinite lifespans if properly maintained.</p><br /><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Calendar Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Cost of Bearskin Busby Headgear (£)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Cost of Coney Skin Busby Headgear (£)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Cost of Fox </strong><strong>Fur Busby Headgear(£)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005</p></td><td><p>Not held</p></td><td><p>2005-06</p></td><td><p>1,532</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>Not held</p></td><td><p>2006-07</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1,472</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>Not held</p></td><td><p>2007-08</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>31,319</p></td><td><p>2008-09</p></td><td><p>9,173</p></td><td><p>406</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>148,891</p></td><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>131,886</p></td><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>90,822</p></td><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>861</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>126,087</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>1,779</p></td><td><p>861</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>65,108</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>136,671</p></td><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>10,257</p></td><td><p>1,899</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>149,379</p></td><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>2,558</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /><p>All figures are rounded to the nearest pound.</p><br /><br /><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Calendar Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Bearskin Busby Headgear</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Coney Skin Busby Headgear</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Number of Busby Headgear made of Fox Fur </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005</p></td><td><p>Not held</p></td><td><p>2005-06</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>Not held</p></td><td><p>2006-07</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>Not held</p></td><td><p>2007-08</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>35</p></td><td><p>2008-09</p></td><td><p>22</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>195</p></td><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>158</p></td><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>99</p></td><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>126</p></td><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>4</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>63</p></td><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>127</p></td><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>122</p></td><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr></tbody></table><br /> <br /><p>Historically the MOD has undertaken a number of trials on synthetic alternatives to bear skin but none of these matched the properties of the natural material. No trialling has taken place since 2007. Information about costs of these trials is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. In 2012 the Ministry of Defence loaned a sample bearskin to the animal rights organisation, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, to aid its research and development programme on a synthetic alternative.</p><br /><p>There has been no research and development carried out to find a synthetic alternative to coney skin or fox fur.</p><br />
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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20778 more like this
20780 more like this
20781 more like this
20783 more like this
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less than 2016-01-12T17:34:26.437Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-12T17:34:26.437Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading War Pensions 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 much in total is paid to claimants of the War Pensions Scheme in each age group claiming (a) the Allowance for a Lowered Standard of Occupation and (b) the Unemployability Supplement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-10more like thismore than 2014-11-10
star this property answer text <p>It is not possible to provide details of how much is paid in each age range to recipients of the Allowance for a Lowered Standard of Occupation and the Unemployability Supplement because details of such expenditure are not held in age groupings, and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. However, for financial year 2013-14, a total of £33 million was paid to recipients of the Allowance for a Lowered Standard of Occupation and £37 million was paid to recipients of the Unemployability Supplement.</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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less than 2014-11-10T17:27:29.4921015Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-10T17:27:29.4921015Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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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 Alex Cunningham remove filter
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star this property date less than 2014-10-29more like thismore than 2014-10-29
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading War Pensions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much on average is received each week by claimants of the War Pensions Scheme in each age group who claim (a) the Allowance for a Lowered Standard or Occupation and (b) the Unemployability Supplement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-06more like thismore than 2014-11-06
star this property answer text <p>It is not possible to provide details of how much on average is paid to recipients of the Allowance for a Lowered Standard of Occupation and the Unemployability Supplement because details of such expenditure are not held in age groupings, and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.</p><p>However, for financial year 2013-14, an average £60 per week was paid to recipients of the Allowance for a Lowered Standard of Occupation and an average £110 per week was paid to recipients of the Unemployability Supplement.</p><p><em>In line with Defence Statistics' Rounding Policy, all figures of five or more have been rounded to the nearest 5.</em></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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less than 2014-11-06T17:45:50.2445195Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-06T17:45:50.2445195Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-09-04more like thismore than 2015-09-04
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Cadets more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his Budget Statement of 8 July 2015, Official Report, column 325, what definition he plans to use of less affluent areas when prioritising expansion of cadet merits; and what estimate he has made of the number of (a) state and (b) independent schools in those areas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 9043 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-11more like thismore than 2015-09-11
star this property answer text <p>The definition of less affluent areas has not been finally decided, but it is expected that the Income Deprivation Affecting Children Index (IDACI) will be used for England. For the Devolved Administrations it is expected that the Welsh and Scottish indices of Multiple Deprivation and the Northern Ireland Multiple Deprivation Measure will be used.</p><p> </p><p>No estimate has yet been made of the number of state and independent schools in less affluent areas.</p><p> </p><p> </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 2015-09-11T13:12:27.637Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-11T13:12:27.637Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-09-15more like thismore than 2015-09-15
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Education 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 10 September 2015 to Question 8447 and the Answer of 15 April 2013 to Question 150468, for what reasons providing the number of RAF visits to schools in a disaggregated format for Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and England is now only possible at disproportionate cost; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 10327 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-09-21more like thismore than 2015-09-21
star this property answer text <p>To provide data for each of the individual countries of the United Kingdom would have required a manual search of records at each Armed Forces Careers Office. These searches would have taken several days to complete and therefore, would have incurred disproportionate cost.</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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less than 2015-09-21T15:01:05.203Zmore like thismore than 2015-09-21T15:01:05.203Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-18more like thismore than 2014-06-18
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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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 Army: Length of Service 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 16 June 2014, Official Report, column 363W, on army: length of service, if he will provide the full calculations used to produce that Answer. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-25more like thismore than 2014-06-25
star this property answer text <p>The table included in my answer of 16 June 2014 included a column headed ‘Average Strength'. This was incorrectly labelled and should have been headed ‘Underlying Outflow'.</p><p> </p><p>The tables from my answers of 3 April 2014 (Official Report, column 809W) and 16 June 2014, (Official Report, column 363W) are re-produced below with the correct headings and to provide clarity.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p><strong>Regiment/Corps</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Average Career Length</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"> </td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Enlisted under 18</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Enlisted 18 or over</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Underlying Outflow</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Household Cavalry &amp; Royal Armoured Corps</p></td><td><p>11 years,4 months</p></td><td><p>9 years,4 months</p></td><td><p>1,860</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Artillery</p></td><td><p>13 years,0 months</p></td><td><p>9 years,6 months</p></td><td><p>2,210</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Engineers</p></td><td><p>12 years,11 months</p></td><td><p>8 years,6 months</p></td><td><p>2,830</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Signals</p></td><td><p>14 years,5 months</p></td><td><p>10 years,1 months</p></td><td><p>1,830</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Infantry</p></td><td><p>11 years,0 months</p></td><td><p>7 years,9 months</p></td><td><p>8,700</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Army Air Corps</p></td><td><p>14 years,1 months</p></td><td><p>11 years,3 months</p></td><td><p>370</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Logistic Corps</p></td><td><p>13 years,5 months</p></td><td><p>10 years,2 months</p></td><td><p>4,560</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Army Medical Corps</p></td><td><p>12 years,1 months</p></td><td><p>9 years,10 months</p></td><td><p>560</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers</p></td><td><p>14 years,4 months</p></td><td><p>13 years,3 months</p></td><td><p>2,670</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Adjutant General's Corps (Provost)</p></td><td><p>19 years,7 months</p></td><td><p>13 years,6 months</p></td><td><p>400</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Adjutant General's Corps (Staff and Personnel Support)</p></td><td><p>18 years,10 months</p></td><td><p>14 years,4 months</p></td><td><p>870</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Army Veterinary Corps</p></td><td><p>12 years,10 months</p></td><td><p>9 years,6 months</p></td><td><p>80</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Small Arms School Corps</p></td><td><p>23 years,0 months</p></td><td><p>21 years,5 months</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Army Dental Corps</p></td><td><p>13 years,7 months</p></td><td><p>11 years,10 months</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Intelligence Corps</p></td><td><p>22 years,10 months</p></td><td><p>14 years,4 months</p></td><td><p>240</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Army Physical Training Corps</p></td><td><p>22 years,0 months</p></td><td><p>19 years,11 months</p></td><td><p>110</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps</p></td><td><p>14 years,5 months</p></td><td><p>11 years,4 months</p></td><td><p>140</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Corps of Army Music</p></td><td><p>22 years,2 months</p></td><td><p>13 years,3 months</p></td><td><p>180</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Senior Soldier Continuity Posts (Long Service)</p></td><td><p>34 years,11 months</p></td><td><p>30 years,4 months</p></td><td><p>140</p></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td><p>Source: Defence Statistics (Army)</p></td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>An individual's Length of Service and enlistment age have been calculated using the current entry date recorded on the Joint Personnel Administration system. There can be small anomalies in the data where personnel have transferred to the Army from another service, served under an alternative assignment type (e.g. reserve forces), are re-entrants or have transferred from officers to other ranks.</p><p> </p><p>The average career length is a simple calculation based on dividing the total length of service of all those personnel who have left the Army by Corps between 1 April 2010 and 31 March 2013 by the total number of personnel leaving each Corps during the same period.</p><p> </p><p>Notes/Caveats:</p><p>Underlying outflow figures have been rounded to 10; numbers ending in “5” have been rounded to the nearest multiple of 20 to prevent systematic bias.</p><p> </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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less than 2014-06-25T16:06:17.3512692Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-25T16:06:17.3512692Z
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star this property date less than 2014-11-19more like thismore than 2014-11-19
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Young People 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 28 October 2014 to Question 211635, what progress he has made on reviewing the cost-benefit analysis of the recruitment and training of minors; and when he plans to publish that report. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
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Alex Cunningham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-11-27more like thismore than 2014-11-27
star this property answer text <p>The figures used in my right hon. Friend the Defence Secretary's letter of 1 August 2014 to the Defence Committee were taken from the final version of the cost-benefit analysis.</p><p>The report has been finalised and a copy is attached<ins class="ministerial">.</ins></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
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less than 2014-11-27T16:12:57.917Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-27T16:12:57.917Z
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less than 2015-01-22T10:42:29.74Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-22T10:42:29.74Z
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