Monday, 26 November 2018
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment he has made of the importance of Trident to national security.
What representations he has made to his US counterpart on remaining in the intermediate-range nuclear forces treaty.
What steps his Department is taking to support service personnel in making the transition to civilian life.
When he last discussed the Government’s obligations for the mental health of veterans and the Armed Forces Covenant with the Secretary of State for Health.
If the Government will award armed forces personnel the right to join a statutory association body.
What recent discussions he has had with the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on the UK’s future defence relationship with the EU.
What recent discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the adequacy of funding for his Department.
When he plans to publish the Defence Arctic Strategy.
What steps he is taking to support the defence industry in Scotland.
What recent assessment he has made of the quality of service provided under outsourced departmental contracts.
What recent discussions he has had with his European counterparts on strengthening defence co-operation.
What recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the size of the Royal Navy surface fleet.
What steps he is taking to recruit personnel to the armed forces.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
With permission, Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement on the conclusion of our negotiations—[Interruption.]
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Ordered, That Kirstene Hair be discharged from the Home Affairs Committee and Chris Green be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)
Ordered, That Simon Hoare be discharged from the Welsh Affairs Committee and Jack Lopresti be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)
Ordered, That Kirstene Hair be discharged from the Women and Equalities Committee and Anna Soubry be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)
Ordered, That Justin Tomlinson be discharged from the Work and Pensions Committee and Derek Thomas be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Selection Committee.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mark Spencer.)
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