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Opposition Day: Government Policies (Wales) (26 November 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Chris Evans: ...Wales, and particularly of the valleys I represent, is a distorted picture that is no way helpful to our self-image or self-confidence. On the site of the last mine to close in Islwyn—Oakdale—stands General Dynamics, a top 100 contractor company, with nearly 20 billion in sales annually. To those who want to paint the Labour party as anti-business, let me point out that...

Isil: Topical Questions (24 November 2014)

Angus Robertson: In the 2010 SDSR the UK Government committed to reducing the number of launch tubes from 12 to eight. A recent opinion poll issued by the US navy states that the American firm General Dynamics will build 12 Trident missile launch tubes for a successor UK submarine, something that has not yet been approved by this Parliament. Is that true? If so, why has the House not been informed, and why do...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (4 November 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Lord Moonie: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether all the intellectual property for the Scout SV will be held by General Dynamics United Kingdom or by a foreign company.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (4 November 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: The Scout Specialist Vehicle contract with General Dynamics United Kingdom is for 589 vehicles. Around 230 vehicles are planned for delivery by the end of 2020.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (4 November 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: ...appropriate operational sovereignty. The strategy was intended to make greater use of the global market, particularly within the EU and NATO. This remains the case for Scout Specialist Vehicle. General Dynamics United Kingdom was selected on the basis of the best value for money for the MOD and has decided to use the production facilities at General Dynamics European Land Systems in Spain....

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (4 November 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: This is a matter for General Dynamics. The Scout Specialist Vehicle contract price was secured through international competition and represents value for money regardless of any plans for the Pizarro II vehicle.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (4 November 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: The UK Trade and Investment Defence and Security Organisation is currently assisting General Dynamics United Kingdom in identifying international prospects for the vehicle. The benefit expected from defence exports is a contribution to economic growth.

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Manufacturing (22 October 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

Chris Evans: The Secretary of State will know that General Dynamics in my constituency recently signed a contract for the Scout specialist vehicle platforms. Will he now pay tribute to the previous Labour Government, who were instrumental in bringing General Dynamics to Oakdale, creating hundreds of high-tech, high-spec jobs?

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: NATO Summit (20 October 2014)

Nick Smith: The NATO summit announcement on the development of the new Scout armoured vehicle was a good thing. It will help our troops in battle and boost employment at General Dynamics in south Wales and down the supply chain, but can the Minister update us on the possibility of more British jobs on this project, particularly in south Wales?

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (15 October 2014)

Madeleine Moon: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of the Scout vehicles built under contract by General Dynamics will be built in that company's (a) UK factories and (b) Spanish factories; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Defence Growth Partnership (4 September 2014)

Matthew Hancock: Companies currently represented on the Steering Committee are Airbus Group, Atkins, Babcock, BAE Systems, Cobham, Finmeccanica, General Dynamics, Hewlett Packard, Lockheed Martin, Marshall, MBDA, QinetiQ, Raytheon, Rolls Royce, Serco, Thales. The trade association, ADS, is also a member and represents the interests of the wider defence sector. SME representation is currently being reviewed by...

Written Ministerial Statements — Defence: Defence Procurement (3 September 2014)

Michael Fallon: I am pleased to announce the successful contract award worth 3.5 billion (Ex VAT) to General Dynamics UK (GDUK) to deliver a minimum fleet of 589 Scout specialist vehicles (Scout SV) to the British Army. This will sustain a minimum of 1,300 jobs across the UK. Deliveries of the Scout SV are planned to commence in 2017. The training establishment and first squadron will be equipped by...

Written Answers — Wales: Official Visits (30 June 2014)

David Jones: ...focused Makefast, Newtown SME and rural economy focused Trax JX Newtown SME and rural economy focused St Davids, Pembrokeshire Queen’s Baton Relay tour of Wales June 2014 Location Purpose of visit General Dynamics UK, Blackwood Defence related Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Wales, Baroness Randerson January 2013 Location Purpose of visit...

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Public Sector Jobs (26 February 2014)

Chris Evans: ...will be lost by 2017, so has the Secretary of State had a chance to study the active industrial policy of Wales, which in the last week has seen jobs attracted to Pinewood studios in Wentloog and to General Dynamics UK in Oakdale in my constituency?

Defence Reforms (17 October 2013)

Mark Francois: ...of Commerce, the Institute of Directors, the Federation of Small Businesses and the Confederation of British Industry. In addition, individual companies such as Barclays, BAE Systems, National Express and General Dynamics have joined the covenant, one of the key points of which is endorsing the release of reserves. I am attending an event tonight, where I confidently anticipate more firms...

Written Answers — Defence: Cybercrime (8 October 2013)

Andrew Robathan: ...Partnership currently includes the Ministry of Defence, Government Communications Headquarters, Centre for Protection of National Infrastructure, British Aerospace, BT, CGI Logica, Cassadian, General Dynamics, Hewlett Packard, Lockheed Martin, QinetiQ, Raytheon UK, Rolls-Royce, Selex ES (part of Finmeccanica), Thales UK, ADS (Aerospace Defence Security) and Intellect. There is an intention...

Public Bill Committee: Defence Reform Bill: Examination of Witness (5 September 2013)

Lord Hamilton: I think we are talking about two separate things. If you are buying an armoured vehicle from General Dynamics UK, which is the plan at the moment, of course you should be talking about through-life costs, and there should be a maintenance contract that goes with the original order, but when it comes to ships, there is no way that we can build our ships anywhere else but here,...

SMEs (Public Sector Procurement) — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (11 June 2013)

Chris Evans: ...example of best practice, which I am pleased to say comes from my constituency. It concerns the defence and security industry, which is a massive industry for us. We are lucky in Islwyn that we have General Dynamics UK, which moved there specifically because of a Ministry of Defence contract. It has access to markets and cutting-edge technology that can be used by small businesses. I am...

Written Answers — Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (25 April 2013)

Philip Dunne: The Ministry of Defence's contractual relationship is with General Dynamics UK Ltd (GD UK), the prime contractor for the Demonstration Phase of the Scout Specialist Vehicle programme. Sub-contractor arrangements to deliver this programme are a matter for the company.

Written Answers — Defence: Defence: Procurement (22 April 2013)

Angus Robertson: ...Secretary of State for Defence which projects being delivered for his Department by (a) Babcock, (b) Boeing, (c) Cobham, (d) the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company, (e) Finmeccanica, (f) General Dynamics, (g) Kelloggs-Brown-Root, (h) Lockheed Martin (i) Marshall Aerospace, (j) Northrup Grumman, (k) Rolls-Royce, (l) Thales and (m) Ultra Electronics are running over budget; and by...

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