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star this property date less than 2019-01-17more like thismore than 2019-01-17
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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
star this property hansard heading Ministry of Defence: Legal Costs more like this
unstar 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, what the highest hourly rate paid for legal advice was by (a) his Department and (b) each of his Department's arms length bodies in 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon remove filter
star this property uin 209814 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-24more like thismore than 2019-01-24
star this property answer text <p>The highest hourly rate paid for legal advice by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) was £<del class="ministerial">580.</del><ins class="ministerial">597.</ins></p><p> </p><p>The highest hourly rate paid for legal advice by the MOD’s arms length bodies is:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Name of Arms Length Body</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Highest Rate</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Defence Electronics and Components Agency</p></td><td><p>£295</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Defence Science and Technology Laboratory</p></td><td><p>£148</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>National Army Museum</p></td><td><p>£550</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>National Museum of the Royal Navy</p></td><td><p>£580</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Oil and Pipelines</p></td><td><p>£250</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Air Force Museum</p></td><td><p>£280</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Royal Hospital Chelsea</p></td><td><p>£530</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Single Source Regulations Office</p></td><td><p>£450</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>United Kingdom Hydrographic Office</p></td><td><p>£675</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2019-01-24T16:35:44.157Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-24T16:35:44.157Z
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less than 2019-03-28T17:00:18.367Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-28T17:00:18.367Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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4493
star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
384664
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star 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 Colombia: Armed Forces more like this
unstar 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, how many armed forces personnel travelled to Colombia in 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon remove filter
star this property uin 3588 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
star this property answer text <p>Our records show that 22 Service personnel travelled to Colombia during 2014 for visits designed to further the defence relationship with Colombia through: defence education; transformation of the Colombian defence organisation; international law and post-conflict transition. In addition HMS Richmond, HMS Portland and HMS Argyll visited Colombia during 2014.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2015-06-29T15:30:19.347Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-29T15:30:19.347Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4493
star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon 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 remove filter
star 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
unstar 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, 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 remove filter
star this property uin 6213 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
star 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
unstar 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
star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
388557
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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 remove filter
star 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
unstar 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 assessed the comparative effectiveness of using GBU-12 bombs and Hellfire missiles from UK Reapers in Iraq. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon remove filter
star this property uin 6214 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-15more like thismore than 2015-07-15
star this property answer text <p>All RAF air-to-surface weapon types used in operations are continually assessed for their performance and effectiveness. Weapon selection is informed by a combination of the nature of the target, the effect desired and the broader environment in which the target sits.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2015-07-15T15:07:24.837Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-15T15:07:24.837Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4493
star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
388558
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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 remove filter
star 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
unstar 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, what proportion of his Department's budget has been allocated to the use, development or procurement of unmanned systems. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon remove filter
star this property uin 6236 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
star this property answer text <p>In the last financial year, some £310 million was spent by the Ministry of Defence on the development, procurement and use of unmanned systems. This represents approximately 0.9% of the defence budget for the year.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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less than 2015-07-16T15:04:37.947Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-16T15:04:37.947Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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4493
star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
388559
star this property registered interest false more like this
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 remove filter
star 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 Counter-terrorism: Unmanned Air Vehicles more like this
unstar 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, whether his Department has employed unmanned aircraft (a) in and (b) around the UK to support counter-terrorism efforts. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon remove filter
star this property uin 6286 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
star this property answer text <p>No unmanned aircraft systems belonging to the Ministry of Defence have been used to support counter terrorism operations in or around the UK.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2015-07-16T15:06:11.14Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-16T15:06:11.14Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4493
star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
388560
star this property registered interest false more like this
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 remove filter
star 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
unstar 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, what the locations are of the seven ground control stations used for control of his Department's 10 Reapers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon remove filter
star this property uin 6287 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-20more like thismore than 2015-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Reaper ground control stations are located at RAF Waddington, Creech Air Force Base, Nevada and the Middle East in support of the international coalition's ongoing operation to counter the threat of ISIL.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2015-07-20T16:06:32.223Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-20T16:06:32.223Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4493
star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this
388561
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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
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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
star this property hansard heading Unmanned Air Vehicles more like this
unstar 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 many jobs have been created in the UK by the French-Israeli Thales/Elbit Joint Venture for Watchkeeper. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds East more like this
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Richard Burgon remove filter
star this property uin 6259 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
star this property answer text <p>The Watchkeeper air vehicle is manufactured by UAV Tactical Systems Ltd, a joint venture between Elbit Systems UK and Thales UK, under a sub-contract from Thales UK, the Watchkeeper prime contractor. The Ministry of Defence has no direct commercial relationship with UAV Tactical Systems Ltd and no estimate has therefore been made of the number of persons employed by the company. The wider Watchkeeper supply-chain sustains high-quality jobs at a number of locations across the United Kingdom.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Ludlow more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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less than 2015-07-13T16:28:57.907Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-13T16:28:57.907Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Philip Dunne more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Richard Burgon more like this