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Oral Answers to Questions — Defence

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th September 2016.

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The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Daesh (20 speeches, 2 annotations)

    What assessment he has made of progress in the campaign to counter Daesh.

  • British Normandy Veterans: Légion d’Honneur (9 speeches)

    What discussions have taken place with the French Government on awarding the Légion d’Honneur to British Normandy veterans.

  • Defence Spending: Small Firms (15 speeches)

    What steps he is taking to increase the level of defence spending with small firms.

  • Litigation Against the Armed Forces (9 speeches)

    What steps he is taking to prevent abusive litigation against the armed forces.

  • Defence Procurement: Steel Industry (8 speeches)

    What steps he is taking to ensure that the British steel industry and its workers benefit from current and future defence procurement.

  • Defence Procurement: Single-source Contracts (10 speeches)

    What recent assessment he has made of the value for money obtained from single-source defence procurement contracts.

  • Military Research: Commercial Applications (6 speeches)

    What recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of his Department’s support for commercial applications of UK military research.

  • Army Recruitment (14 speeches)

    What steps he is taking to address shortfalls in recruitment to the Army.

  • Defence Procurement: Type 31 Frigate (6 speeches)

    If he will make it his policy to co-operate with NATO members at the concept and assessment stage of the procurement cycle for the Type 31 frigate.

  • Type 26 and General Purpose Frigates (10 speeches)

    What changes have been made to the timetable for building Type 26 and general purpose frigates on the Clyde.

  • Apprenticeships (8 speeches)

    What steps he is taking to ensure support for quality apprenticeships and training programmes through current and future defence procurement.

  • Topical Questions (47 speeches)

    If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.