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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-17more like thismore than 2019-01-17
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Armed Forces: Conditions of Employment 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 Defence, which activities undertaken by under-18s in the armed forces constitutes hazardous work as defined under Article 3 (d) of ILO Convention 182 and its accompanying Recommendation 190. more like this
tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
tabling member printed
Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
uin 209860 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence's Management of Health and Safety Regulations requires special attention to identifying and controlling health and safety risks to young persons in the workplace. Many of these are covered by existing risk assessment and control measures, but the employing branch will identify any additional control measures/changes required in accordance with the normal risk assessment process.</p><p>All Armed Forces personnel are trained for a wide range of operational tasks and environments, including combat. Established procedures are in place to ensure that Service personnel under the age of 18 are not deployed on operations. Our policies on under 18s in Service are robust and comply with national and international law.</p><p>Commanding Officers take their responsibilities towards their personnel extremely seriously. Commanding Officers pay close attention to the needs of under 18s as they pass from recruitment through Phase 1 and Phase 2 training, to operational units.</p>
answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
grouped question UIN 210553 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-24T16:25:25.533Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-24T16:25:25.533Z
answering member
1487
label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
tabling member
4521
label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
1045487
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Armed Forces: Training 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 Defence, whether his Department has made an assessment of whether military training activities constitute hazardous work as defined in Article 3(d) of ILO Convention 182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour and its accompanying Recommendation 1902. more like this
tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
tabling member printed
Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
uin 210553 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence's Management of Health and Safety Regulations requires special attention to identifying and controlling health and safety risks to young persons in the workplace. Many of these are covered by existing risk assessment and control measures, but the employing branch will identify any additional control measures/changes required in accordance with the normal risk assessment process.</p><p>All Armed Forces personnel are trained for a wide range of operational tasks and environments, including combat. Established procedures are in place to ensure that Service personnel under the age of 18 are not deployed on operations. Our policies on under 18s in Service are robust and comply with national and international law.</p><p>Commanding Officers take their responsibilities towards their personnel extremely seriously. Commanding Officers pay close attention to the needs of under 18s as they pass from recruitment through Phase 1 and Phase 2 training, to operational units.</p>
answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
grouped question UIN 209860 more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-24T16:25:25.487Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-24T16:25:25.487Z
answering member
1487
label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
tabling member
4521
label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this
1019496
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
hansard heading Army Foundation College: Qualifications 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 Defence, what Ofqual-accredited qualifications are offered at the Army Foundation College; and how many recruits achieved each type of qualification in the most recent full year for which figures are available. more like this
tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
tabling member printed
Liz Saville Roberts remove filter
uin 198354 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-12-11more like thismore than 2018-12-11
answer text <p>The Army Foundation College delivers functional skills qualifications in Maths, English and Information Communication Technology (ICT) at Level 1 and Level 2, through either City &amp; Guilds or EDEXCEL.</p><p> </p><p>Additionally, dependent upon educational attainment on arrival at the Army Foundation College, some junior soldiers will complete an accredited Pearson BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Public Services.</p><p> </p><p>The educational attainment of junior soldiers who graduated in 2018 are shown in the table below. This will include qualifications gained by junior soldiers before attendance at Army Foundation College.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>English</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Maths</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>ICT</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>BTEC</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Graduates</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>L1</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>L2</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>L1</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>L2</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>L1</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>L2</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>L3</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2018</strong></p></td><td><p>1,100</p></td><td><p>1,090</p></td><td><p>940</p></td><td><p>1,030</p></td><td><p>790</p></td><td><p>940</p></td><td><p>760</p></td><td><p>200</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Source: Army Foundation College (Harrogate)</p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p>These figures are single service estimates and are not official statistics produced by Defence Statistics.</p><p> </p><p>Figures have been rounded to 10 to limit disclosure and ensure confidentiality; numbers ending in &quot;5&quot; have been rounded to the nearest multiple of 20 to prevent systematic bias.</p>
answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-12-11T16:20:37.6Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-11T16:20:37.6Z
answering member
1487
label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
tabling member
4521
label Biography information for Liz Saville Roberts more like this