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Adjournment (Spring) (16 May 1985)

Mr Peter Snape: It has nothing to do with the miners' strike. The British Railways Board took the decision to phase out its unbraked wagon fleet about five years ago. It decided not to replace those vehicles with modern air brake vehicles, because it decided to get out of the wagon-load business and to concentrate only on train mode traffic. Therefore, it introduced the speed link wagon flow system. That...

European Community (Common Fisheries Policy) (14 Feb 1980)

Mr Peter Walker: ...capital and operating aids that we have been able to identify come to 37 per cent. of the totality of aids of eight countries. On the other hand, France has 27 per cent. of the total community fleet and 14 per cent. of the national landings. Therefore, the French get considerable benefit from national aids. Denmark has 15 per cent. of the national aids, 17 per cent. of the fleet and 47...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy (5 Feb 1990)

Mr Peter Griffiths: I thank my hon. Friend, who has a more detailed knowledge of the workings of the fleet maintenance base than I do as he gives a great deal of time to close personal study of it. We have a fleet maintenance base in Portsmouth which is part of the Royal Navy. We want a commitment to the Royal Navy— not a hand-to-mouth commitment to giving us something now and something in the future or to...

Sub Judice Rule (13 Jul 1987)

Mr Dale Campbell-Savours: ...I want to raise a point of order that relates to the sub judice rule as it affects our proceedings. You will know that yesterday, following the decision of The Sunday Times to print extracts of the Peter Wright memoirs, the Attorney-General announced that he intended to bring an action against The Sunday Times for criminal contempt. The House will recognise that the Government's handling...

Written Answers — Defence: Harrier Aircraft (13 Dec 2011)

Peter Luff: The transfer of the Harrier fleet for use as spare parts to the USA has commenced with the arrival of 40 United States Marine Corps containers at RAF Cottesmore. The Harrier team are now loading the containers for removal and all Harrier assets are to be removed from UK collection points by 31 March 2012. As announced in the Strategic Defence and Security Review, we plan to regenerate a...

Written Answers — Defence: Harrier Aircraft: Costs (5 Dec 2011)

Peter Luff: ...Harrier GR5, as recorded in the Ministry of Defence's fixed asset register, and subsequent upgrade costs, the average cost of a Harrier GR9 was some £21.5 million. Overall the sale of the Harrier fleet and associated running and maintenance costs will save around £1 billion.

Oral Answers to Questions: British Rail Engineering Ltd. (19 May 1986)

Mr Peter Snape: Does the Minister agree that the Department of Transport's policy of minimum resources for BR means that the existing intercity fleet is not big enough to meet demand, that the excessive demands on BR rolling stock are leading to the bad punctuality figures that are filling our newspapers, that in Wolverton, Eastleigh, Doncaster and Glasgow up to 4,000 people will lose their jobs as a result...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (22 Jan 1987)

Mr Peter Snape: ...that it is a proper use of public funds for a civil servant such as Mr. Bernard Ingham to bribe, berate and blackmail—[Interruption.]—to bribe, berate and blackmail that small section of the Fleet street press which does not already kowtow to the right hon. Lady?

Written Answers — Defence: Defence Equipment (2 Nov 2010)

Peter Luff: ...reductions in certain types of capabilities. There may be further rationalisation of equipment and stocks as we progress, including as a result of a revised methodology for determining equipment fleet sizes in the Army and to meet the new Defence Planning Assumptions (as outlined in the SDSR White Paper). The detail of this is, however, is still to be worked through.

Written Answers — Defence: Defence: Procurement (15 Nov 2011)

Peter Luff: ...installation dates. SWMLU entered service in 2009 following installation on the first Type 23 (T23) frigate and there are currently three SWMLU fitted T23 ships in service. The remainder of the T23 fleet will be updated before the end of the decade. The prime contractor is BAE Mission Systems, which is not part of a consortium.

Clause 1: Army, Air Force and Naval Discipline Acts (5 Jul 1977)

Peter Viggers: On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. I am concerned and uncertain about the position. Fortunately, we have no mutiny in the Fleet or riot in the Army, and nor are we likely to have such occurrences, but discipline in the Forces includes an obligation not to question the terms of pay and conditions. Service men are not able to hold a conference at Tynemouth or anywhere else to consider...

Written Answers — Defence: European Fighter Aircraft (27 Oct 2010)

Peter Luff: Of the 66 strong Typhoon fleet, 23 aircraft are multi-role capable and can carry out close air support activity. The number of aircraft that can be used for close air support will grow as more Tranche 1 aircraft are upgraded to a multi-role capability. These multi-role aircraft can employ the following weapons: Paveway and Enhanced Paveway II Laser Guided Bombs, which are supported by...

Written Answers — Defence: Defence: Procurement (24 Nov 2011)

Peter Luff: ...eight aircraft was £132 million. This initial requirement was subsequently expanded by £158 million to enable the Julius Cockpit to be integrated into the remainder of the current total Chinook fleet of 46 aircraft, giving a total budget of £290 million. The current expected outturn cost remains, at £290 million as of 31 October 2011. The first of these helicopters will be delivered...

Written Answers — Defence: HMS Ark Royal (30 Mar 2011)

Peter Luff: ...and security review set out the arguments underpinning the Government's decision to decommission HMS Ark Royal and remove the Harrier from service. It would have been unsustainable to retain a fleet of four fast jet types over the next decade. Recent events in North Africa have shown that the UK has extensive basing and over-flying rights to enable the full and effective projection of air...

Written Answers — Defence: C17 Aircraft (12 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: ...United States Government. This agreement utilises a United States Air Force contract with Boeing to provide cost effective and affordable logistic, maintenance and engineering services to the UK's fleet of eight C-17 aircraft. This agreement provides a total of 18 Boeing employees, who are based at RAF Brize Norton. Depot maintenance is undertaken by Boeing in the USA, with all remaining...

Written Answers — Defence: Departmental Travel (8 Feb 2012)

Peter Luff: ...of Defence (MOD), under Project Phoenix, signed a contract in August 2011 with Babcock International Group PLC, as part of a pan-Government Framework agreement, which covers the management of fleet and self drive vehicles for MOD personnel in the UK. This contract is gradually replacing the existing arrangements and includes a provision, which is still to be introduced, for vehicles with a...

Written Ministerial Statements — Defence: Armoured Vehicle Contract (1 Jul 2010)

Peter Luff: ...of a new armoured combat vehicle intended to replace the existing combat vehicle reconnaissance (tracked) (CVR(T)). This award represents a major step towards equipping the British Army with a fleet of new highly capable, modern specialist tracked combat vehicles, able to conduct a wide range of military tasks representative of both current and anticipated operational scenarios. Initially...

Written Answers — Defence: Future Rapid Effect System (19 Jul 2011)

Peter Luff: ...estimated programme costs cannot be confirmed until their respective main investment decisions have been made. The purpose of the specialist vehicles and utility vehicles programmes is to deliver a fleet of armoured vehicles as opposed to being programmes that deliver vehicle sub-systems.

Royal Navy (1 Feb 1996)

Mr Peter Griffiths: ...circumstances that my hon. Friend described on HMS Montrose were more widespread. We should make every use of the skills and qualities of the women who serve in the Navy. At present, morale in the fleet is high. When one talks to those serving in the Royal Navy on shore and at sea, there is a feeling that the Navy is performing an important task in carrying out our commitments in Bosnia....

Written Answers — Defence: Military Aircraft: Repairs and Maintenance (8 Feb 2012)

Peter Luff: holding answer 16 January 2012 The Royal Air Force has operated fleets of a number of different aircraft types over a long period of time. Maintenance arrangements have evolved as aircraft technology has become increasingly more complex and lessons are learned from previous contracts and processes. Current arrangements vary by fleet but range from in-house maintenance carried out by...


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