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Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Navy: Foreign Nationals (17 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: There were 560 (rounded to the nearest 10) non-UK nationality personnel in the Royal Navy and Royal Marines as at 1 April 2017. This represents 1.9% of the total trained strength. This statistical information is published in the UK Armed Forces Biannual Diversity Statistics (Table 5a) and can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-armed-forces-bia nnual-diversity-statistics-2017

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Gulf War Syndrome (16 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: No recent discussions have taken place with the Secretary of State for Health regarding Gulf War Syndrome. We have already undertaken a substantial amount of research which has indicated there is no illness which is specific to 1990/91 Gulf Veterans. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) continues to keep a watching brief on Gulf Veterans illness but in line with the Medical Research Council review...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Gliding (16 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: Volunteer Gliding Squadron courses are allocated on a rolling basis and vary according to requirements between longer Silver Wings Courses and shorter Blue/Bronze Wings courses. Consequently, the total number of course places available is not programmed in advance. However, it is envisaged to be greatly expanded in 2018, compared to 2017. In addition, we are expanding other aspects of the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Warships: Hygiene (16 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: To ensure the operational effectiveness of their Units, the Royal Navy takes food hygiene extremely seriously. Galleys are subjected to routine cleans, followed by formal inspections by individual chefs and Logistics and Executive personnel, in addition to Operational Sea Training and Flotilla inspections.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Stonehouse Barracks (13 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: The estate optimisation strategy "A Better Defence Estate" announced in November 2016 included the Department's intent to dispose of Stonehouse Barracks by 2023 and to reprovide for the Royal Marines units in either the Plymouth or Torpoint areas (HM Naval Base Devonport / HMS Raleigh). Further assessment study work is being undertaken to inform the final decision.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Buildings (13 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: A breakdown of income received from sub-letting activity, by supplier and location, from financial years 2009 - 2017 is shown below: The Information provided for Annington Homes and CarillionAmey sub-lets is a consolidated figure. Individual information for both Annington Homes and CarillionAmey is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. 2009-10...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Compensation (13 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: Claims data is not recorded in a way which identifies claims by secondary victims. When compensation claims are received they are considered on the basis of whether or not the Ministry of Defence has a legal liability to pay compensation. Where there is a legal liability to pay compensation we do so.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Death (13 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: Claims data is not recorded in a way which identifies claims in which Courts awarded punitive or exemplary damages against the Department in cases involving the death of military personnel. It is, however, believed that there have been no cases at all in the last 10 years.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Empty Property (11 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: There are currently 22 empty buildings owned by the Ministry of Defence in Norfolk and North Norfolk and they are listed below: Establishment Name Primary Use RAF Coltishall Plant Building RAF Coltishall Air Traffic Control RAF Marham Storehouse RAF Marham Plant Building RAF Marham Storehouse RAF Marham Workshop RAF Marham Plant Building RAF Marham Offices ...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Arabic (10 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: The Ministry of Defence (MOD) regularly reviews its requirements for linguists and trains its personnel accordingly. The level of Arabic language proficiency in the MOD is sufficient to meet current Defence needs.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Chief Scientific Advisers (10 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: Hugh Durrant-Whyte took up the post as Chief Scientific Adviser to the Ministry of Defence in April 2017.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Pay (10 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: The attached table provides details of total annualised salary for payments of UK Regular Armed Forces by Service, country and region as at 1 July 2017. 105100 - MOD Statistics on Armed Forces Pay (Excel SpreadSheet, 21.75 KB)

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Redundancy Pay (10 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: The information is not held in the format requested.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Pay (9 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: The requested information for Ministry of Defence (MOD) civilian staff, excluding Senior Civil Servants and those working in MOD agencies, is provided below: Percentage Increase 2015 2016 2017 More than 1% 17,510 19,670 28,750 1% 0 0 2,220 Less than 1% 22,910 20,720 9,710 Total 40,420 40,390 40,680 Figures have been rounded.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces (9 Oct 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: The hon. Member may be referring inaccurately to our consultation on Better Combat Compensation, on which I expect to announce our proposals shortly.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Burma: Military Aid (20 Sep 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: In light of the ongoing violence in Burma's Rakhine State and the growing humanitarian crisis it has caused, the UK Ministry of Defence has decided to suspend all practical defence engagement with Burma, and all ongoing educational training has been suspended with immediate effect.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Caribbean: Hurricanes and Tornadoes (19 Sep 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has been at the forefront of Her Majesty's Government's relief efforts. As of 1100 hrs on 19 September 2017, the MOD had 1,293 personnel in the region. They have provided aid, security assistance, engineering support and support to the civilian government to some of the worst hit areas. Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) MOUNTS BAY was deliberately pre-positioned for...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Army Reserve: Prestatyn (19 Sep 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: 119 Recovery Company, the primary user of the Army Reserve Centre in Prestatyn, will be vacating the site in the next couple of years. The individual Reservists affected will be assisted to transfer to other units in the region based on their personal circumstances. The Reserve Forces and Cadets Association, the site owner, is in the process of considering the sites future use. This includes...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Veterans: Great Manchester (18 Sep 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: The Ministry of Defence has made no assessment of the adequacy of support available to Service personnel from Greater Manchester who have left the Armed Forces. Support to former Service personnel residing in the UK, including Greater Manchester, is available from Statutory Authorities and the voluntary and charitable sector.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Army Reserve (18 Sep 2017)

Tobias Ellwood: Four Army Reserve Centres have closed in the last 10 years. Details of the constituencies in which the Army Reserve Centres were located and the years they closed are below: Establishment Name Financial Year of Closure Constituency Brompton Road Territorial Army Centre 2013-14 Kensington Brambles Farm Territorial Centre 2013-14 Middlesborough Hall on Broad Street Sussex...


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