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Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: National Procurement Contracts (25 Nov 2015)

Gavin Robinson: I know that the Minister, like me, is proud of the contribution that Thales, Bombardier and Harland and Wolff, which are in my constituency, make. However, following Monday’s strategic defence and security review, will the Minister, alongside the aerospace, defence and security group, undertake to organise a round table, where companies in east Belfast and across Northern Ireland can...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Trident Nuclear Weapons Programme (24 Nov 2015)

Gordon Dunne: ...from 2016 to the late 2020s through the 40 billion replacement scheme. The defence industry sustains thousands of jobs across the United Kingdom, including jobs in Northern Ireland. Firms such as Thales, which leads on defence research and development, and Caterpillar, among others, are major local employers that are involved in the defence supply chain. Indeed, the Prime...

Foreign Ownership of UK Assets — Motion to Take Note (19 Nov 2015)

Viscount Hanworth: ...foreign nationalised industries or state-sponsored industries. We have seen that this has been the case throughout our transport network and in our electricity-generating industry. It is also true of our aerospace and defence industries. The Thales Group—or “Groupe Thales”, as it would be in French pronunciation—which has taken ownership of some of the leading UK...

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Aerospace Industry (10 Nov 2015)

Sajid Javid: ...: Jeppesen-Boeing has a fantastic flight training and service facility, which includes the largest number of Boeing Dreamliner simulators in the world; and of course the area is also home to Thales and London Gatwick airport. I commend my hon. Friend on the work he has done to promote this industry.

[Mr David Amess in the Chair] — Arms Sales (Human Rights) (17 Sep 2015)

Jo Stevens: ...of 42 million worth of military equipment to Israel, and have purchased from Israel targeting systems, drone technology and drones. The latter were developed by Israel’s Elbit Systems in a joint venture with Thales UK under a contract awarded by the Ministry of Defence. Members of the Israeli military have attended education courses for military personnel in the UK, and Israeli...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Unmanned Air Vehicles (13 Jul 2015)

Richard Burgon: 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.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Unmanned Air Vehicles (28 Oct 2014)

Philip Dunne: The Hermes 450 Unmanned Air System was procured by the Ministry of Defence from Thales UK as a service provision in response to an Urgent Operational Requirement. The Department has therefore never owned the equipment and does not have access to the unit cost. Watchkeeper is a system delivering an Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance capability and comprising a number of elements...

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (27 Oct 2014)

Internal Market, Infrastructure and Employment (EU Sub-Committee B): Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)/Civil Drones. 4:00 pm; Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 4.15pm) evidence will be heard from Dr Sue Wolfe, Callen Lenz; Ray Mann, National Aeronautical Centre; and Thales UK and (at approximately 5.15pm) from Captain Andy Brown, Chairman RPAS Working Group, British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA); Gary Clayton, UAVS Group and Keith Hayward, Royal Aeronautical Society.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Tram-train Project (23 Oct 2014)

Mike Kane: ...week, the new Metrolink line to Manchester airport will open. At 14.5 km, it has been one of the biggest civil engineering projects in the country. Will the Minister join me in thanking the M-Pact Thales consortium, which has delivered the project a year ahead of schedule, as well as Transport for Greater Manchester and the good people of Wythenshawe, who have endured the disruption with...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Unmanned Air Vehicles (13 Oct 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: None. The Ministry of Defence is procuring 54 Watchkeeper air vehicles from Thales UK. We expect deliveries to be complete by March 2016.

Written Answers — Defence: Unmanned Air Vehicles (5 Sep 2014)

Philip Dunne: None. UAV Tactical Systems Ltd, a joint venture company owned by Elbit and Thales, is a sub-contractor of Thales UK, the prime contractor for the Watchkeeper programme. It is the responsibility of prime contractors to select and manage the performance of their sub-contractors.

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

Matthew Hancock: ...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 the DGP. The Department for...

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

Jim Shannon: ...Foster—as have this Government and other Governments. We have a huge range of aerospace companies operating in Northern Ireland, including B/E Aerospace, Magellan Aerospace, Goodrich, RFD Beaufort and Thales, to name just a few, so it is perhaps not surprising that one in three of the world’s aircraft seats are manufactured in the village of Kilkeel in Northern Ireland. Look...

Scottish Parliament: Innovation Centres (Economic Impact) (20 Aug 2014)

Michael Russell: ...kind. That reflects the strong support from industry, which recognises the potential ambition of the programme. Those partners all come with high expectations and high reputations. Time precludes my naming them all, but they include GlaxoSmithKline, Thales UK, Amor Group, Philips Healthcare, Cisco Systems, Thermo Fisher Scientific—which I visited this morning—and Aridhia...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (14 Aug 2014)

Scottish Affairs: The Referendum on Separation for Scotland. 10:15 am
Witnesses: Eric McLeod, GMB Convenor Trade Union Secretary, Babcock International Group, Kenny Jordan, Regional Secretary, CSEU Scotland, Ronnie Taylor, Software Engineer and Unite Shop Steward, Thales UK and Jim Bredin, Deputy Convenor, Thales Group UK; Joanne Segars, Chief Executive, National Association of Pension Funds

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Economy (16 Jul 2014)

Theresa Villiers: ...That company alone announced 628 jobs in Dungannon, Craigavon and Ballymena. We have had further good news, with jobs announcements from Alexander Mann Solutions, HeartSine Technologies, Wrightbus, Thales, First Derivatives and, of course, Thompson Aero Seating.

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (8 Jul 2014)

Scottish Affairs: The Referendum on Separation for Scotland. 11:30 am; Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: ..., Babcock International Group, Raymond Duguid, Unite Convenor Trade Union Chairman, Babcock International Group, Andy Johnston, Trade Union Liaison and Site Convenor, Optronics Business Segment, Thales UK, Ronnie Taylor, Software Engineer and Unite Shop Steward, Thales UK and Henry Wilson, Lead Detail Designer and Staff Convenor, BAE Systems

Written Answers — Defence: Clyde Naval Base (23 Jun 2014)

Katy Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will provide a skills breakdown of the civilian personnel employed at HMNB Clyde by (a) his Department, (b) Babcock, (c) Serco, (d) Rolls-Royce, (e) Thales and (f) other main contractors.

Written Answers — Defence: Clyde Naval Base (23 Jun 2014)

Katy Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many civilian personnel are employed at HMNB Clyde by (a) his Department, (b) Babcock, (c) ABL Alliance, (d) Serco, (e) Rolls Royce, (f) Thales and (g) other main contractors.

Written Answers — Transport: Road Traffic Control: Motorways (3 Apr 2014)

Robert Goodwill: ...Macnaughton McGregor Ltd Marriott Davies Yapp LLP McPhillips (Wellington) Ltd Mendas Ltd Momentum Incorporated Ltd MWL Print Group Ltd Nationwide Gritting Services Ltd NetComposites Ltd Network Information Services Ltd (NIS Ltd) (Mouchel / Thales JV) Nicander Ltd Nimlock Ltd Nusteel Structures Ltd NYS Corporate P M Harris Ltd PD Consult Ltd (Professional Development Consultants Ltd)...

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