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Written Answers — Defence: Navy (14 Nov 2011)

Peter Luff: Due to the difficult economic position this Government inherited, tough decisions have had to be taken to rationalise the fleet. In 2008 the Royal Navy had 75 surface ships. The Royal Navy currently has 66 surface ships in service of the following types: Landing Platform Docks, Landing Platform Helicopters, Destroyers, Frigates, Mine Countermeasures ships, River Class Offshore Patrol Vessels,...

Written Answers — Defence: Armed Forces: Vehicles (12 Jul 2010)

Peter Luff: The UK White Fleet contract accounts for approximately 90% of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) short-term hires made in the UK. The breakdown is as follows: Top level budget Total number hires FY 2009-10 Air Command 19,960 Chief Joint Operations 5,413 Defence Equipment & Support 50,534 Defence Estates 6,224 Land Forces 85,033 Navy Command 26,075 The Central TLB...

Written Answers — Defence: Harrier Aircraft (23 May 2012)

Peter Luff: The Harrier was a flexible and capable aircraft which served the nation well. However, owing to the reduction in the size of the Harrier fleet to 32 aircraft in 2009 under the previous Government it was unable to achieve sustained operations in Afghanistan and maintain an adequate contingent capability for the unexpected on its own. Only the Tornado could do this and sustaining fleets of...

Written Answers — Defence: Royal Flight (16 Jan 2006)

John Reid: ...and government communications tasks in times of crisis and war. The Royal Household, Government Ministers and senior military officers may use irreducible spare capacity within this communications fleet when the aircraft are not being used to support named military operations or training. Such tasking is allocated according to seniority. It is planned to replace the three commercially...

Fisheries Council (27 Oct 1982)

Mr Peter Walker: I am aware of the hon. Gentleman's interest in the problems of the long distance fishing fleet. Both he and the hon. Member for Renfrewshire, West (Mr. Buchan) know how that fleet was halved in the five years before I became Minister. With regard to aid, the quotas that some Opposition Members describe as inadequate are substantially better than the catches for the 1973–78 period. During...

Written Answers — Defence: Chinook Helicopters (1 Mar 2012)

Peter Luff: Julius introduces a digital “glass” cockpit and new crewman’s workstation across our current fleet of Chinook helicopters that provide the core heavy-life element of the UK rotary wing fleet. These modifications will allow pilots to determine what flight and tactical information is displayed to them at any given time, improving the ergonomics of the cockpit. Modified aircraft completed...

Written Answers — Defence: Armed Forces: Military Aircraft (2 Nov 2011)

Peter Luff: ...per squadron is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. The number of aircraft assigned to front line squadrons will vary on a daily basis according to normal fleet management activities, including requirements for mandated maintenance and upgrade programmes. The number of aircraft in-service with the RAF, Fleet Air Arm and Army Air Corps is provided in the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Fishing Policy (20 Jun 1996)

Tony Baldry: ..., are crazy. Industrial fishing does enormous damage, especially to stocks in the North sea. I have also made it clear that we will not contemplate any further large-scale decommissioning of the UK fleet until we have made some substantial progress on the issue of quota hoppers. I find the Labour party's approach to the whole issue somewhat surprising, given the comments of the Labour...

Written Answers — Defence: Marchwood Sea Mounting Centre (25 Oct 2012)

Andrew Robathan: I refer the hon. Member to the statement made by the previous Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, my hon. Friend the Member for Mid Worcestershire (Peter Luff), on 12 July 2012, Official Report, column 42W, in which he makes clear, our intention that the arrangements we are putting into place for Marchwood Sea Mounting Centre will take account of planned and contingent...

Written Answers — Defence: TriStar Aircraft (4 Feb 2011)

Peter Luff: ...as to the contractual cost, if any, associated with not proceeding with the requirement. It is unlikely that the full minimum military requirement programme will be carried out before the TriStar fleet's out of service date of 2013. However, minor modifications to the avionics suite will be undertaken to comply with international air traffic management legislation. As at 31 January 2011,...

Middle East (Soviet Naval Activity) (31 May 1968)

Mr Alan L. Williams: ...) on raising this subject, but I hope that he will forgive me if I do not go into the detail that he did about the Arab-Israeli dispute, but, rather, address myself to the presence of the Russian fleet in the Mediterranean, because I believe that this has important strategic implications for this country. This is not the first time that the Russians have taken an interest in the...

Written Answers — Defence: Military Aircraft (23 Jun 2010)

Peter Luff: Officials are collating the information requested, across the armed forces, and I will write to the hon. Member shortly when this work is complete. Substantive answer from Peter Luff to Derek Twigg: I undertook to write to you in answer to your Parliamentary Question on 15 June, (Official Report, column 350W) about the number of airframes available to the armed forces. The number of...

Oral Answers to Questions — His Majesty's Silver Jubilee (Celebrations). (15 May 1935)

Captain Sir Peter Macdonald: 9. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty how many officers and men of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, the Royal Naval Reserve, the Royal Fleet Reserve, and from the regular, retired, and emergency lists will be ordered to participate in the Jubilee naval review at Spithead?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Mediterranean Fleet (Leave). (17 Jul 1935)

Captain Sir Peter Macdonald: 14. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether any arrangements have been made for special leave for officers and men of the Mediterranean Fleet while in home waters for the naval review?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Mediterranean Fleet. (9 Jul 1936)

Captain Sir Peter Macdonald: Is it not the fact that the British Fleet has been in the Mediterranean for over 300 years and is there any reason why it should be withdrawn now?

Orders of the Day — Far Eastern Situation (5 Feb 1953)

Mr Peter Roberts: If the hon. Member is arguing that it is of vital interest that there must be a protecting fleet between Formosa and the mainland, he is putting forward the same argument as that of the hon. Member for Attercliffe (Mr. J. Hynd), which means that he wants the British Navy to carry out the protection.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Destroyer, Newport (Coronation Visit) (29 Apr 1953)

Mr Peter Freeman: asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he will arrange for ships of Her Majesty's Fleet to visit Newport during the Coronation festivities.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Aircraft Carriers (29 Apr 1959)

Commander Sir Peter Agnew: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty what aircraft carriers will be available for operational duties in the Fleet in 1970.

Defence (26 Feb 1964)

Mr Peter Thorneycroft: We are content with the fleet of five Polaris submarines. I will repeat my question. Does the hon. Gentleman intend, if his party gets to power, to cancel the Polaris as an independent deterrent?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Defence: Polaris Submarines (1 Mar 1967)

Mr Peter Blaker: asked the Secretary of State for Defence what progress has been made in the construction of the Polaris submarine fleet for the Royal Navy.


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