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European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill: Conduct of negotiations (8 Feb 2017)

Mike Gapes: ...is unable to compete without international involvement. Some companies have moved offshore, in the sense that they have moved across the Atlantic, while others in this country are joint collaborative arrangements. Thales, originally a French company, is now very much a British defence manufacturer. For many reasons, if our defence industry is to be competitive and provide jobs for tens of...

Digital Economy Bill - Committee (3rd Day) (Continued) (6 Feb 2017)

Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom: My Lords, I draw noble Lords’ attention to my interests in the register, particularly to the fact that I am chairman of the Information Assurance Advisory Council, chair of the advisory board of Thales UK and a member of the advisory board of IRM, among other cyber-interested companies. This Bill is about the digital economy, but it contains very little mention of security. Yet...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Defence Suppliers: Innovation (30 Jan 2017)

Mary Robinson: Thales in Cheadle is a global centre for innovation and excellence in underwater combat systems and sonar. The delivery of that technology relies on the retention of high-tech skills. What steps is the Ministry of Defence taking to ensure that we continue to encourage the right environment for firms such as Thales and for smaller firms in my constituency by investing in complex engineering...

Photonics Industry (25 Jan 2017)

Carol Monaghan: ...sales are exports, bringing significant wealth to the region. Scottish companies in the laser sector currently provide employment for around 3,000 people. The largest industrial players in Scotland are Thales, which is based in Glasgow, and Selex, which is based in Edinburgh, but other small and medium-sized enterprises are doing excellent work. Another renowned company, Coherent Scotland,...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Promotion: Botswana (13 Dec 2016)

Mark Garnier: .... However, as trade promotion activity across the whole of Southern Africa is managed regionally, the hub in Johannesburg provides support to post where needed. A recent example of success is a Thales deal to supply the Botswana government with equipment to help in the fight against illegal wildlife trade. In this case the deal was also supported by DIT’s Defence and Security...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Scotland (23 Nov 2016)

Margaret Ferrier: ...the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 15 November 2016 to Question 52406 and with reference to the speech delivered by the Secretary of State for Defence on 15 April 2014 at Thales, whether it is still his Department's policy to base 12,500 regular armed forces personnel in Scotland by 2020.

Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill (18 Nov 2016)

Drew Hendry: .... Is my hon. Friend aware that the other proposed constituency, Inverness and Skye, would be the size of the country of Cyprus? We do not need Aristotle to point out that that is bad philosophy, but Thales would surely point out that it is very bad geographically.

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

Mark Lancaster: ...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

Scottish Parliament: Innovation (17 Nov 2016)

Richard Leonard: ...yesterday morning I visited the innovation centre for sensor and imaging systems in Glasgow and was suitably impressed by much of what I saw. There was engagement with some big companies that operate in the Scottish economy, from Thales Optronics to FirstBus. However, many of those who are innovating are small businesses—sometimes microbusinesses—and the markets that they are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Northern Ireland Economy (26 Oct 2016)

Graham Evans: ...Ireland economy, and particularly the fact that unemployment has fallen to its lowest levels since Labour’s great recession. I also welcome last week’s excellent news of the investment from Thales. Will my right hon. Friend continue to prioritise making the case for Northern Ireland as a great place to live, work and do business?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Economy: Bombardier: Jobs (25 Oct 2016)

Simon Hamilton: ...news, we launched a new space strategy for Northern Ireland. I did not think that I would ever be in a position or a job where I would announce a space strategy in Northern Ireland. However, Thales, which is located in the Member's constituency — I had the pleasure of visiting it with her in the summer — is doing some fantastic work and is a real pioneer in the space sector....

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Network Rail: Thales (12 Oct 2016)

Andy McDonald: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the cost of the contract between Network Rail and Thales has been by heading for the supply of two first deployment traffic management systems for rail operating centres at (a) Cardiff and (b) Romford since the award of that contract.

Defence: Continuous At-Sea Deterrent - Motion to Take Note (13 Jul 2016)

Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom: ...by paying tribute to the Minister for his stamina—he is clearly a young man—and I should draw the attention of the House to my interests, as set out in the register, particularly in relation to Thales and Babcock. I agree with the noble Lord, Lord West of Spithead, on one point—on many points, in fact—about the achievement of the Atomic Weapons Establishment and our...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (4 Jul 2016)

Transport: Rail technology: signalling and traffic management. 4:05 pm; Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: Alistair McPhee, Vice President, Ground Transportation Systems, Thales Paul Copeland, Managing Director, Siemens Rail Automation Nick Crossfield, Managing Director UK and Ireland, Alstom Andy Course, Chief Operating Officer, Eversholt Rail Malcolm Brown, Chief Executive, Angel Trains Tim Gilbert, Engineering Director, Porterbrook Leasing

Oral Answers to Questions — Business, Innovation and Skills: Topical Questions (28 Jun 2016)

Mary Robinson: The Greater Manchester region is a huge supporter of apprenticeships, with 30,000 starts last year alone. I recently met the young apprentices from Thales in my constituency, who are doing excellent and innovative work on the development of underwater sonar systems. Will the Minister outline what additional support his Department is giving to the city region to increase apprenticeship uptake?

Women and Equalities: STEM Careers (26 May 2016)

Nick Thomas-Symonds: I recently visited the Thales site in Crawley and saw some wonderful high-quality engineering jobs; unfortunately, not enough of them are held by women. Will the Government heed the recent findings of the CBI that over 90% are not receiving the careers advice they need, and support face-to-face careers advice from age 11, which would assist more women to enter engineering careers?

Northern Ireland Economy (11 May 2016)

Ben Wallace: ...’s businesses for something that is within the Executive’s power to put right. I will do everything I can to help with that. It is great that we have some real blue chip companies based in Northern Ireland. Thales is doing well, and I was delighted that 80 new jobs were announced this week in AXA over in Derry. That is all going in the right direction, but I understand that...

Written Answers — Cabinet Office: Government Departments: Procurement (19 Apr 2016)

Matthew Hancock: ...Trillium £640m 1.5% BT Group Plc £620m 1.4% Airtanker Limited £490m 1.1% Atos £490m 1.1% The Boeing Company £460m 1.1% Qinetiq Limited £440m 1.0% Connect Ltd £430m 1.0% Serco Limited £400m 0.9% Thales Group £380m 0.9% Interserve Plc £350m 0.8% Airwave Solutions £340m 0.8% Carillion Plc...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Unmanned Air Vehicles (28 Jan 2016)

Lord Campbell of Pittenweem: To ask Her Majesty’s Government when they expect the Thales Watchkeeper unmanned aerial vehicle to come into full service.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Unmanned Air Vehicles (17 Dec 2015)

Andrew Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many of the Watchkeeper unmanned aerial vehicles purchased from Thales have been handed over to the British Army.


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