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Space Policy (14 Jan 2016)

George Freeman: ...UK companies are poised to win contracts to provide the craft that will host the experiment in orbit. 2017 will see the launch of the joint European-Japanese BepiColombo mission which will set out on a voyage to Mercury, using a very efficient ion drive electric propulsion engine manufactured by UK firm Qinetiq. In the field of space flight, through companies such as Clyde Space and SSTL,...

Representation of the People (Proportional Representation) (House of Commons): Clause 14 — Powers of Ministry of Defence fire-fighters in an emergency (16 Dec 2015)

Mark Lancaster: ...of the primary legislation that governs local fire and rescue authorities in the UK. Contractors providing fire and rescue services for defence are also present at the Atomic Weapons Establishment, QinetiQ, Babcock and Serco. They operate at sites such as Aldermaston, Burghfield and Boscombe Down. DFRMO currently has 320 fire and rescue service contractors, out of a total strength of more...

[Mr David Nuttall in the Chair] — backbench business — Fisheries Policy (3 Dec 2015)

Ian Blackford: ..., which the fishing communities are well accustomed to.”—[ Official Report, 23 June 2015; Vol. 597, c. 863.] Local fishermen’s attempts to engage in constructive dialogue with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation and QinetiQ to get information about the plans and about the reasons behind the extent of the proposed extension were largely unsuccessful. The one meeting...

Scottish Parliament: Fisheries Negotiations (3 Dec 2015)

Rob Gibson: ...Allard that we have to take on board such downstream socioeconomic effects. I will return to BUTEC. There is a desperate need to have talks among the nephrop fishers, the Ministry of Defence and QinetiQ, the firm that conducts the torpedo testing. At the moment, there is no socioeconomic study about the impacts of quadrupling the torpedo range. That is a key sector where nephrop fishers...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre (24 Nov 2015)

Mark Lancaster: ...consultationon on the proposed new byelaws with local fishing communities and stakeholders is part of the current byelaws review process. The review was preceded by initial discussions between QinetiQ and local fishing communities over the summer. While the byelaw review has been extended to the end of November 2015, there is no plan to suspend the on-going public consultation phase of the...

Point of Order (16 Nov 2015)

Ian Blackford: ...of order, Mr Speaker. I rise to raise an important constituency matter on the back of a meeting that took place in my constituency last Friday between the Ministry of Defence, the defence contractor QinetiQ and local fishing interests. The meeting was held in the light of an announcement by the MOD of a consultation on the closing of fishing waters in the Minch. I was assured in the House...

Women and Equalities: Science, Engineering and Maths (15 Oct 2015)

Suella Fernandes: ...of Gosport—that of the Under-Secretary of State for Women and Equalities and Family Justice, my hon. Friend the Member for Gosport (Caroline Dinenage)—to visit the defence technology company QinetiQ, of which she is an enthusiastic supporter, to support its powerboat challenge, in which it engaged directly with local schools to encourage their pupils to study STEM subjects....

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre (20 Jul 2015)

Philip Dunne: ...that work. It is planned that the public consultation process for the BUTEC site will start later this summer once preparatory legal work to draft the revised byelaw has been completed. Separately, QinetiQ will shortly hold discussions with the local fishing community and other stakeholders on the possible positioning of in-water equipment and its likely impact on fishing activities.

Isil: Topical Questions (13 Jul 2015)

Philip Dunne: ...being consulted on—we will be beginning that later this summer. There is a separate exercise with the fishermen, who will not lose their livelihoods as he is suggesting, and that will be undertaken by QinetiQ shortly.

Butec Facility (North-West Scotland) (23 Jun 2015)

Philip Dunne: ...Together with a third site, the underwater acoustic signature range operated from the Island of Rona, these are collectively known as the Raasay ranges. All three facilities are operated on behalf of the MOD by QinetiQ under the terms of a long-term partnering agreement. The LTPA is a 25-year contract, effective from 2003, worth about £5.6 billion over the life of the contract for the...

Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day]: Skills and Growth (17 Jun 2015)

Flick Drummond: ..., so that initiative by Lord Baker and others will add to the choice for our young people. Portsmouth is becoming a centre of excellence for maritime services and technology. We have BAE, Airbus, QinetiQ and many other engineering companies, alongside the Royal Navy. I am delighted that many of those companies, along with Portsmouth University, will be sponsoring the university technical...

Isil: Topical Questions (23 Feb 2015)

Philip Dunne: I confirm that the UK Government have no plans to close the British underwater test and evaluation centre on the Applecross peninsula and at Kyle of Lochalsh. In fact, QinetiQ, supported by the Ministry of Defence, has plans to invest £22 million in its research and testing facilities up there, which, of course, would not have happened had Scotland been independent.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: RAF Waddington (10 Feb 2015)

Kevan Jones: ...of State for Defence, what initial costs his Department incurred as a result of establishing the Air Battlespace Training Centre at RAF Waddington, other than the £33 million contract with QinetiQ to provide synthetic training.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Military Aircraft (9 Jan 2015)

Angus Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will place in the Library a copy of the document, 201110314 Collision Warning System Analysis Impact V1 3, produced by Qinetiq in November 2011.

Young People: Alternatives to University — Motion to Take Note (23 Oct 2014)

Baroness Prosser: ...;s Premier Inns. Hospitality is, of course, a large and growing part of our economy and the company has pledged to provide 50% of its training opportunities to 16 to 24 year-old NEETs. We also met with the car builders Nissan, QinetiQ, the providers of high-tech services, Rolls-Royce, M&S, HSBC, Nestlé and others. One theme which came through loud and clear was the shortage of...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Defence Growth Partnership (4 Sep 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...

Aerospace Industry — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (2 Sep 2014)

George Freeman: ...on a one-to-one basis. The Government cannot tackle this agenda alone: engineering employers, the profession and educators need to work together with Government to increase the supply of engineers in the UK. Companies such as QinetiQ, based in the constituency of my hon. Friend the Member for Mid Worcestershire, are taking a leading role through initiatives such as the 5% Club. The AGP is...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Royal Mail: Flotation (7 May 2014)

Viscount Younger of Leckie: ...No decision has been made about the payment of this discretionary element. The underwriters’ maximum fee of 1.2% of the institutional proceeds compares with 2.5% for the previous Government’s flotation of QinetiQ.

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Nuclear Power Stations (3 Apr 2014)

Tom Greatrex: ...Change what costs were incurred by (a) the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and (b) his Department with external suppliers (i) in total, (ii) with Deloitte, (iii) with Burges Salmon, (iv) with QinetiQ, (v) with Project Time & Cost and (vi) with other external consultancies on the Magnox and RSRL contract preparation and award between January 2011 and March 2014.

Oral Answers to Questions — Health: Royal Mail (1 Apr 2014)

Vincent Cable: ...not pursue it was that we looked at the history of privatisation under the Labour Government. and there was one very good example of what happens when a trade sale is pursued: I refer the hon. Gentleman to the NAO report on the privatisation of QinetiQ. What happens with the supposed flexibility of a trade sale—[Interruption.]

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