Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 12 July 2017 to Question 3581, how much his Department has paid in compensation to complainants affected by low-flying aircraft in the last six months.
Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the effect that rerouting the South Atlantic air bridge has had on (a) treatment and (b) aeromedical evacuation of his Department's personnel from the Falkland Islands.
Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 12 July 2017 to Question 3174, how many sonobuoys for use on P-8 aircraft will be delivered to the RAF through the US Government's Foreign Military Sales programme.
Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 11 July 2017 to Question 2552, on Ministry of Defence: Private Sector, how many of the staff referred to in that Answer are now on zero-hours contracts.
Kevan Jones: In the previous debate, my hon. Friend the Member for Rhondda (Chris Bryant) talked about the power of the Executive not only over controlling the agenda, but over ensuring that laws that are in manifestos get through. However, we are in a unique position in this two-year Session of Parliament. As my hon. Friends the Members for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport (Luke Pollard), for Ealing...
Kevan Jones: The need for that legislation came to light when we were passing the Armed Forces Act, when we were able to remove that provision in relation to the armed forces but not in relation to the merchant navy. That came forward as a private Member’s Bill, rather than the Government using their time to do it.
Kevan Jones: I understand what the hon. Gentleman is saying about the Standing Orders, but the Leader of the House just announced that the Government may come forward with additional sitting days for private Members’ Bills throughout the Session. Would he oppose those, and for what purpose would he suggest they should be used?
Kevan Jones: I understand what the hon. Gentleman is saying, but surely if this was a normal, year-long Session, the chances of getting a private Member’s Bill through would be less even than with the 13 days. I have some sympathy with him about the idea of having another ballot, but does he really think it is fair that the number of days should be limited when the Session has been increased to more...