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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.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (23 Jun 2015)

Philip Dunne: The contract for the manufacturing phase of the Scout Specialist Vehicle (SV) programme was awarded to General Dynamics UK Limited (GD UK) in September 2014. GD UK, as the prime contractor, is responsible for the selection and management of its supply chain. Its detailed breakdown of GD UK's subcontractors, including contract values and end dates, is commercially sensitive and not held by the...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (19 Mar 2015)

Lord Astor of Hever: The Scout Specialist Vehicle (SV) contract will provide 589 vehicles in six variants based on the Common Base Platform design concept. The contract with General Dynamics UK for the development of these vehicles amounts to 601 million (excluding VAT).

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (14 Jan 2015)

Philip Dunne: An error has been identified in the written answer given on 12 January 2015. The correct answer should have been: General Dynamics UK (GDUK) continues to award contracts to tier one suppliers for manufacture of the Scout Specialist Vehicle. GDUK currently estimates the amount of UK jobs involved in this work to be approximately 1,400 in the first tier of the supply chain across over...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Tanks (13 Jan 2015)

Philip Dunne: Holding answer received on 09 January 2015 The Scout Specialist Vehicle contract was awarded to General Dynamics UK Limited in 2010 following an open competition to determine the most economically advantageous tender. The criteria applied were: the demonstration phase programme, the manufacture phase delivery schedule, compliance with system requirements, the initial in-service...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (12 Jan 2015)

Philip Dunne: The Scout Specialist Vehicle (SV) programme passed its second Main Gate approval in August 2014, resulting in a contract signature and announcement with General Dynamics UK in September 2014 for 589 vehicles, plus training systems, applique armour and the first two years initial in-service support. The programme continues to progress in the demonstration and manufacture phase. The Scout SV...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Nuclear Submarines (2 Dec 2014)

Philip Dunne: ...answer received on 27 November 2014 The missile tubes for the Successor Programme are being procured as part of the collaborative Common Missile Compartment (CMC) project with the US. General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded an $83.8 million contract modification by the US Department of Defense to continue development of the CMC. The contract provides funding for 17...

Opposition Day: Government Policies (Wales) (26 Nov 2014)

Chris Evans: ...Wales, and particularly of the valleys I represent, is a distorted picture that is no way helpful to our self-image or self-confidence. On the site of the last mine to close in Islwyn—Oakdale—stands General Dynamics, a top 100 contractor company, with nearly 20 billion in sales annually. To those who want to paint the Labour party as anti-business, let me point out that...

Isil: Topical Questions (24 Nov 2014)

Angus Robertson: In the 2010 SDSR the UK Government committed to reducing the number of launch tubes from 12 to eight. A recent opinion poll issued by the US navy states that the American firm General Dynamics will build 12 Trident missile launch tubes for a successor UK submarine, something that has not yet been approved by this Parliament. Is that true? If so, why has the House not been informed, and why do...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (4 Nov 2014)

Lord Moonie: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether all the intellectual property for the Scout SV will be held by General Dynamics United Kingdom or by a foreign company.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (4 Nov 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: The Scout Specialist Vehicle contract with General Dynamics United Kingdom is for 589 vehicles. Around 230 vehicles are planned for delivery by the end of 2020.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (4 Nov 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: ...appropriate operational sovereignty. The strategy was intended to make greater use of the global market, particularly within the EU and NATO. This remains the case for Scout Specialist Vehicle. General Dynamics United Kingdom was selected on the basis of the best value for money for the MOD and has decided to use the production facilities at General Dynamics European Land Systems in Spain....

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