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Business of the House (29 Mar 2018)

Gerald Jones: Recent press reports suggest that the Government are moving towards agreeing a new contract for mechanised infantry vehicles with a German-led consortium without allowing any UK firms, such as General Dynamics UK in my constituency, to have the opportunity to tender for that work. May we have a debate or statement from a Minister so that we can understand the Government’s thinking on...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (22 Mar 2018)

Guto Bebb: The eight organisations that returned questionnaires for the Mechanised Infantry Vehicle requirement are: ARTEC, BAES, FNSS, General Dynamics, Nexter, Patria, ST Engineering, and Thales.

Social Mobility (Wales) — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] (19 Dec 2017)

Guto Bebb: ...Merthyr and other colleges, as a result of my role as a Minister in the Wales Office. I highlighted, for example, how impressed I was with the enthusiasm and commitment of apprentices when I visited the General Dynamics site in Merthyr Tydfil. That is the way to show young people that educational achievement does not necessarily mean aspiring to Oxbridge. There is no reason why anybody in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Infrastructure Investment (1 Nov 2017)

Guto Bebb: .... This Government are committed to a shared prosperity fund for the entire United Kingdom. Communities such as Merthyr Tydfil want good long-term jobs—the type of jobs I saw when I visited General Dynamics, which is recruiting apprentices and creating quality jobs in Merthyr Tydfil. That is exactly what the south Wales economy needs.

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Leaving the EU: Inward Investment (1 Nov 2017)

Chris Evans: The Secretary of State will know that the Welsh Labour Government have been very successful in attracting businesses such as TVR, Aston Martin and General Dynamics. All that foreign investment could be at risk if there is a no-deal Brexit. What is he specifically doing to reassure the business community that Wales is still open for business?

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Leaving the EU: Effect on Wales (26 Apr 2017)

Alun Cairns: My hon. Friend regularly shows a great interest in Wales and he obviously knows a lot about the Welsh economy. He mentions the high-tech sectors. We have seen the expansion of General Dynamics, which my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence and I visited a couple of weeks ago. On that same day, we both handed over the Red Dragon super-hangar to Aston Martin. These are real jobs...

Armed Forces Act (Continuation) Order 2017 - Motion to Approve (21 Mar 2017)

Lord Levene of Portsoken: compliments to the noble Lord, Lord Touhig, for the efforts that he always makes to promote the importance of defence in Wales. He does a great job on that. I declare my interests as chairman of General Dynamics UK. At a time when there is so much uncertainty in international relations, both in Europe and the wider world, our thoughts must always turn towards our defence to ensure that...

International Women’S Day: Welsh Affairs (2 Mar 2017)

Jessica Morden: ...on the international convention centre. Last year, the University of South Wales launched the National Cyber Security Academy, which has been part-funded by the Welsh Government and supported by Airbus and General Dynamics. I am really proud that the cyber-experts of the future are being produced in Newport, in the second-largest cyber-security department after Royal Holloway college....

Defence: Industrial Strategy - Question (27 Feb 2017)

Lord Levene of Portsoken: My Lords, I declare my interest as chairman of General Dynamics UK. Many years ago now, I was given the task of unscrambling the defence industrial policy, which was centred on so-called national champions. This policy resulted in significant cost overruns and delay in delivery of equipment badly needed by our Armed Forces. Will the Minister please confirm that the Government have no...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles: Procurement (8 Dec 2016)

Harriett Baldwin: This information is not held by the Ministry of Defence (MOD), as it is the responsibility of the Prime Contractor, General Dynamics Land Systems UK Ltd, to appoint subcontractors. The MOD assessment is that the programme is expected to support approximately 2,800 jobs across more than 160 UK suppliers. Of the total number of suppliers, 64% are UK based.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces Covenant (17 Nov 2016)

Mark Lancaster: ...-corpor ate-covenant-signed-pledges Some of our major contractors who have signed the Covenant are: Airbus Amey Atkins Atos Babcock BAE Systems Boeing Capita Carillion Compass Group Deloitte EY G4S General Dynamics Hewlett Packard Interserve KBR KPMG Leonardo PwC Rolls Royce Serco Sodexo Thales

Leaving the EU: Wales — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (25 Oct 2016)

Chris Evans: ...rationale and a road map right now. [Interruption.] I have started, so I will finish. However, Brexit must be seen as an opportunity. Wales cannot rely solely on EU funding or the public sector. Wales is an innovative country. In my constituency, General Dynamics UK in Oakdale and Axiom in Newbridge both stand up to that. The Welsh Assembly must create an entrepreneurial spirit. Wales is a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Defence Procurement: Single-source Contracts (12 Sep 2016)

Harriett Baldwin: The hon. Lady will be aware that that is an ongoing subject of discussion, and of the commitment that General Dynamics has made in Wales in the part of the world she represents to create 250 jobs in the supply chain for the Ajax vehicles.

Wales Bill (14 Jun 2016)

Chris Evans: ...on the public sector and grants from the European Union? Regardless of how the referendum goes in a couple of weeks’ time, that is no future for the people of Wales. Wales is a country with access to cutting-edge technologies and a skilled work force. General Dynamics in Oakdale in my constituency, and BAE Systems in Glascoed, in the constituency of my hon. Friend the Member for...

Human Rights and Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia — [Mrs Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (8 Jun 2016)

Chris Evans: The hon. Gentleman identifies the tension in the debate. I, too, have a major defence contractor in my constituency, General Dynamics. If there were some such ban, my constituency would lose 800 jobs. Does he agree that that is the crux of the tension in this debate?

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Trident Submarines: Iron and Steel (18 Apr 2016)

Philip Dunne: ...of steel and related services. Separately, Missile Tubes for the Common Missile Compartment are being produced jointly with the US and steel procurement will be carried out by US contractor General Dynamics Electric Boat.

[Mr Andrew Turner in the Chair] — In-work Poverty (28 Jan 2016)

Priti Patel: ...growing employment rate. We have also seen an increase in the number of jobs in Swansea, Cardiff and Newport, and across Wales. New jobs were announced last week in Wales by major employers including BT, Admiral and General Dynamics.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles: Iron and Steel (26 Oct 2015)

Philip Dunne: ...years of manufacture. The steel is specialist in nature with the majority coming from Sweden. There is an additional requirement for a small quantity of training armour, which is regular steel and General Dynamics Land Systems, intends to run a competition later this year.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (27 Jul 2015)

Earl Howe: Assembly, integration and testing for Scout specialist vehicles beyond the initial 100 vehicles will be conducted by General Dynamics Land Systems UK Ltd, in South Wales. Many of the vehicles’ key sub-systems are designed and assembled in the UK, including the 40mm turret, the day night sensor systems, the enabling electronic system architecture and the advanced armour packs. Overall,...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (21 Jul 2015)

Philip Dunne: The Ministry of Defence is currently considering an unsolicited proposal from General Dynamics for an extension to the existing initial in-service support arrangements for the Scout Specialist Vehicle during its manufacture period. This extension might result in General Dynamics Land Systems UK taking the decision to transfer some vehicle assembly to the UK.

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