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Northern Ireland Economy (11 May 2016)

Ben Wallace: ...his part of the world and mine. While Bombardier has had some bad news, I am delighted by the order of more than 70 C series planes, which is a big order for any aeroplane manufacturer. There are 6,000 BAE Systems workers on my patch, and I know how that can secure their future for a long time. This Government are working to support Bombardier when called upon, to achieve more orders...

The Gulf — [Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] (4 May 2016)

Gerald Howarth: I represent the headquarters of BAE Systems, which, for half a century, has had a very important relationship with Saudi Arabia. Does the SNP not understand that these Gulf states are allies of the UK, and that they face a threat, to which my hon. Friends have all referred? Does the hon. Gentleman not think that the UK should help our allies in the Gulf to defend themselves against that...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Patrol Craft (4 May 2016)

Martin Docherty: ...of State for Defence, if he will place in the Library copies of the contracts signed for the construction of the two additional river class offshore patrol vessels between his Department and BAE Systems.

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (3 May 2016)

Kelly Tolhurst: I am proud that, of the south-east’s 348,000 apprenticeships, Rochester and Strood has provided 7,410, the fourth largest amount. I am also grateful to companies such as BAE Systems that makes an annual commitment to 12 higher level apprenticeships in my area. How can the Secretary of State provide further support to my constituency’s small and medium-sized businesses to offer...

Shipbuilding on the Clyde (25 Apr 2016)

Philip Dunne: ...the next decade, we will spend around 8 billion on Royal Navy surface warships. We continue to progress the Type 26 global combat ship programme, and we announced last month the award of a contract with BAE Systems valued at 472 million to extend the Type 26 demonstration phase to June 2017. That will enable us to continue to work with industry to develop an optimised schedule...

Public Bill Committee: Investigatory Powers Bill: Power to issue warrants to intelligence services: the Secretary of State (21 Apr 2016)

Joanna Cherry: ...there is a lot of research into photonics development going on in Scotland, particularly at Heriot-Watt University, which is in my constituency. One of the fascinating things that I learned at this briefing on photonics from a speaker from BAE Systems was how photonics—in layperson’s terms, laser technology—can now “zap” on to the visor of fighter pilots the...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Procurement (19 Apr 2016)

Matthew Hancock: ...excluding Network Rail) spent a total of 43.8 billion with external suppliers. Recorded expenditure with each of the top 20 suppliers is set out in the following table: Spend % of total Bae Systems Plc 3.3bn 7.6% Hewlett Packard Ltd 1.3bn 2.9% Babcock International Group 1.2bn 2.7% Awe Management Limited 1.1bn 2.4% Capgemini Uk Plc...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Saudi Arabia: Hawk Aircraft (19 Apr 2016)

Philip Dunne: ...agreed to purchase a further 22 Hawk Advanced Jet Trainers in December 2015, but the arrangements for the delivery of these aircraft have yet to be finalised. There are 40 personnel contracted to BAE Systems providing Hawk flying training in Saudi Arabia, including one individual seconded from the RAF.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Trident Submarines: Iron and Steel (18 Apr 2016)

Philip Dunne: BAE Systems (BAES) is the prime contractor for the majority of the Successor programme. As prime contractor, BAES will sub-contract suppliers of steel and related services. Separately, Missile Tubes for the Common Missile Compartment are being produced jointly with the US and steel procurement will be carried out by US contractor General Dynamics Electric Boat.

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Successor Ballistic Missile Submarines (18 Apr 2016)

Philip Dunne: I thank my hon. Friend for highlighting the fact that that programme will benefit not just those folks working for Rolls-Royce in various plants, particularly around Derby, or those employees of BAE Systems, the prime contractor, but companies in constituencies right across the breadth of this country, including his own.

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions (18 Apr 2016)

Philip Dunne: It is very positive both for our bilateral and defence relationship and, as my hon. Friend indicates, for jobs across the British aerospace and defence industry, including the thousands employed by BAE Systems at Warton in Lancashire, many of whom are her constituents. It is excellent news for the whole supply chain right across the UK.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Nimrod Aircraft (13 Apr 2016)

Philip Dunne: As the Nimrod MRA4 aircraft was never in RAF service, the Ministry of Defence does not hold information regarding the aircraft's flying hours or appearance at air shows when operated by BAE Systems.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Type 26 Frigates (11 Apr 2016)

Philip Dunne: We are working with industry to develop an optimised schedule for the T26 Global Combat Ship (GCS) programme. As part of this, on 22 March 2016, we announced that agreement had been reached with BAE Systems on the award of a contract to extend the T26 GCS Demonstration Phase to June 2017. In addition to maturing further the detailed ship design, investing in Shore Testing Facilities, and...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Warships (22 Mar 2016)

Earl Howe: ...for composite materials on site and to develop a broad range of composite projects within the defence and other sectors. Instead, the shiphall will be used by the Royal Navy (supported by BAE Systems (BAES) as part of contracts that are already in place) for maintenance works that support wider frigate and destroyer maintenance programmes on the base. It provides the ideal under cover...

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Defence: Type 26 Global Combat Ship Demonstration Phase (22 Mar 2016)

Philip Dunne: on the National Shipbuilding Strategy, we are working with industry to develop an optimised schedule for the Type 26 and OPV programmes. As part of this, we have agreed a contract with BAE Systems valued at 472 million to extend the T26 Demonstration Phase to June 2017. This will enable us to mature further the detailed ship design, ahead of the start of manufacture, including...

[Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] — Engineering Skills: Design and Technology Education (15 Mar 2016)

Nick Gibb: ...ambition that we are helping to fund to the tune of 2.5 billion with the apprenticeship levy. My hon. Friend the Member for Rochester and Strood highlighted the example of 12 higher-level apprenticeships at the BAE Systems site in Rochester. My hon. Friend the Member for Bolton West (Chris Green) mentioned schools actively discouraging students from looking into the possibility of...

Written Ministerial Statements — Ministry of Defence: Successor Submarine Assessment Phase (3 Mar 2016)

Philip Dunne: ...we will be taking a staged investment approach. The Assessment Phase has identified the need to invest now to prepare for an efficient and effective submarine build. The 642 million will be spent on facilities at BAE Systems in Barrow, essential long lead items for the four submarines and the nuclear propulsion programme. In the UK, a number of key suppliers directly support the...

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: The FCO and the Spending Review 2015 (1 Mar 2016)

David Lidington: ...has been agreed by the FCO board. We believe that the overhaul will provide greater speed, stability and reliability, and, partly by reducing the time currently lost because of inadequate IT systems, increase the productivity of staff members. We are using our IT partner, BAE Systems, to help deliver the tech overhaul to industry best practice standards. A number of hon. Members asked...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Trident Submarines (29 Feb 2016)

Kate Hollern: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the (a) scope, (b) value and (c) cost overrun from the original value are of contracts awarded to BAE Systems for the Successor submarine programme.

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Procurement (29 Feb 2016)

Philip Dunne: ..., particularly in relation to the specifics that he has raised. About 20% of the steel used in the three offshore patrol vessels has been sourced from UK steel mills. As the prime contractor, BAE Systems issued invitations to 24 companies to tender for the steel contract. Only four were returned, of which only one was from a British contractor. It won the contract to provide steel, which...

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