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star this property date less than 2016-02-10more like thismore than 2016-02-10
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Security Guards 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, how many (a) military and (b) civilian personnel have been employed as security guards (i) directly and (ii) by external third parties contracted by his Department in each of the last six years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 26688 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD) employs the MOD Guard Service (MGS) and the Military Provost Guard Service (MPGS) to guard some of their establishments.</p><p> </p><p>Over the last six years the following numbers have been employed:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>FY</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>MPGS</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>MGS</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>2,310</p></td><td><p>3,593</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>2,510</p></td><td><p>3,439</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>2,630</p></td><td><p>3,110</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>2,770</p></td><td><p>2,734</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>2,810</p></td><td><p>2,064</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015-16</p></td><td><p>2,940</p></td><td><p>2,035</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The MOD also uses commercial civilian guarding at some sites where this is more cost effective. However, the numbers of security guards employed by third parties is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.</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 2016-02-22T16:33:45.56Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-22T16:33:45.56Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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1536
star this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry remove filter
451925
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-10more like thismore than 2016-02-10
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Staff 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, pursuant to the Answer of 2 December 2015 to Question 17914, which change programmes are expected to contribute to the planned reduction in the size of his Department's civilian workforce over the current Parliament; and what size of reductions he expects to result from each such change programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 26718 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Defence Equipment and Support and the Trading Funds were included in the baseline workforce calculation.</p><p>The Ministry of Defence is managing a range of change programmes designed to deliver Defence outputs more efficiently and effectively, including Army 2020 and outsourcing logistics to Leidos. A Business Improvement Review has been set up to identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of support activities across Defence. This Review will look at the total shape, size and structure of our civilian workforce, the functions and processes that they are engaged in, and how those can be made more efficient.</p><p>The Department expects the civilian workforce to reduce to around 41,000 by 2020. However, the timing and reductions associated with individual programmes are still to be determined and final decisions will be subject to consultation with employee representatives, value for money considerations and, where appropriate, commercial negotiation.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
26717 more like this
26719 more like this
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less than 2016-02-22T16:30:15.533Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-22T16:30:15.533Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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1536
star this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry remove filter
451926
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-10more like thismore than 2016-02-10
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Staff 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, pursuant to the Answer of 30 November 2015 to Question 17735, what change programmes are underway which are expected to reduce the size of his Department's civilian workforce. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 26719 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Defence Equipment and Support and the Trading Funds were included in the baseline workforce calculation.</p><p>The Ministry of Defence is managing a range of change programmes designed to deliver Defence outputs more efficiently and effectively, including Army 2020 and outsourcing logistics to Leidos. A Business Improvement Review has been set up to identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of support activities across Defence. This Review will look at the total shape, size and structure of our civilian workforce, the functions and processes that they are engaged in, and how those can be made more efficient.</p><p>The Department expects the civilian workforce to reduce to around 41,000 by 2020. However, the timing and reductions associated with individual programmes are still to be determined and final decisions will be subject to consultation with employee representatives, value for money considerations and, where appropriate, commercial negotiation.</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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26717 more like this
26718 more like this
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less than 2016-02-22T16:30:15.597Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-22T16:30:15.597Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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1536
star this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry remove filter
451921
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-10more like thismore than 2016-02-10
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Civilians 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, with reference to paragraph 2.2.72 of his Department's Annual Report and Accounts 2014-15, for which roles responsibility has been transferred from military to civilian personnel since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 26739 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The potential for non-operational Armed Forces roles to be filled by civilian personnel is routinely considered under the Whole Force Approach. However, details of these changes are not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.</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 2016-02-22T16:37:47.553Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-22T16:37:47.553Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
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1536
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451924
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-10more like thismore than 2016-02-10
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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 more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Staff 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, with reference to paragraph 4.61 of the National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015, whether civilians employed by (a) the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, (b) Defence Equipment and Support and (c) trading funds are included in his Department's calculation of the size of the workforce he expects to cut by 30 per cent by the end of this Parliament. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 26717 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Defence Equipment and Support and the Trading Funds were included in the baseline workforce calculation.</p><p>The Ministry of Defence is managing a range of change programmes designed to deliver Defence outputs more efficiently and effectively, including Army 2020 and outsourcing logistics to Leidos. A Business Improvement Review has been set up to identify opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of support activities across Defence. This Review will look at the total shape, size and structure of our civilian workforce, the functions and processes that they are engaged in, and how those can be made more efficient.</p><p>The Department expects the civilian workforce to reduce to around 41,000 by 2020. However, the timing and reductions associated with individual programmes are still to be determined and final decisions will be subject to consultation with employee representatives, value for money considerations and, where appropriate, commercial negotiation.</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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26718 more like this
26719 more like this
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less than 2016-02-22T16:30:15.47Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-22T16:30:15.47Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster remove filter
star this property tabling member
1536
star this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry remove filter