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Written Answers — Health: Abortion (26 Jul 2007)

Sir David Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many women aged (a) under 16, (b) 16 to 18, (c) 19 to 24, (d) 25 to 29, (e) 30 to 34, (f) 35 to 39 and (g) over 40 years of age in (i) Essex strategic health authority and (ii) England and Wales who had an abortion in 2006 had (A) no children, (B) one child, (C) two children, (D) three children, (E) four children and (F) five or more children.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: *No heading* (12 Jul 2017)

Earl Howe: As part of the Strategic Defence and Security Review in 2015, we reaffirmed our commitment to procure 138 F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The first tranche of 48 aircraft will be of the F-35B variant, which will be jointly operated by the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy, and capable of operating from both land and the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The decision on the variant of...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (29 Jul 2014)

Lord Astor of Hever: The UK has placed orders for four F-35B aircraft and, to date, has taken delivery of three of these. The F-35 programme has been established as an incremental acquisition programme, with production contracts being let initially on an annual basis. As such, there is the potential for contracts to be let for UK aircraft in Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot 8 (2014) and LRIP 9 (2015),...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: USA: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (23 Nov 2020)

Jeremy Quin: On current plans, the three 17 Squadron UK F-35B Lightning aircraft, based at Edwards Air Force Base in California, will remain in the USA to conduct Test and Evaluation (T&E) during the F-35 Follow-on Modernisation (FoM) phase. They continue to deliver the rapid design, integration and flight test of critical operational and safety technology modernisation. As such, the 17 Squadron mission...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armed Forces: Aircraft (30 Jul 2013)

Lord Astor of Hever: We intend to establish an Operational Conversion Unit (OCU) for the F-35B aircraft. Approval for an OCU will be considered by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Investment Approvals Committee as part of the forthcoming main gate decision in autumn 2013. The business case for the forthcoming main gate investment decision will consider a number of options for conducting conversion training on the...

Defence Industry (Lancashire) (16 Mar 2010)

David Borrow: Indeed, and we have already signed a contract for three aircraft in order to do evaluation trials. I asked a similar question of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State. He made it clear that he saw the Typhoon and the F-35 as the two fast jets at the core of our military capability, and that he was not looking to get rid of them or to buy anyone else's aircraft. I am disappointed that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: RAF Marham: Tornado and F35 (18 Feb 2019)

Gavin Williamson: I visited RAF Marham on 10 January. It has been the home of our Tornado force and is now the home of our F-35 Lightnings. It is obviously with a heavy heart but enormous pride that we bid farewell to our Tornados—it is truly the end of an era—but it is right that we now look to the future. The combination of our state-of-the-art F-35s and Typhoons will keep us a world leader in air combat.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (25 Mar 2015)

Philip Dunne: The UK has received three F-35B aircraft in the low rate initial production phase. None of the production aircraft have achieved supersonic speeds to date. Although the F-35 design has been tested up to supersonic flight there is currently a flight restriction that prevents this as the aircraft are awaiting modification. There is currently no requirement for the aircraft to achieve supersonic...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Topical Questions (2 Sep 2013)

Philip Hammond: As my hon. Friend says, I am delighted to confirm that a British-piloted F-35B—the short take-off and vertical landing version of the F-35 aircraft—has completed a successful landing on USS Wasp, which was, I think, off the coast of Virginia. We have a programme of embedded UK pilots training with US navy marines on those aircraft. Progress is good on that programme, and we expect the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: F-35 Programme (18 Jan 2016)

Philip Dunne: The outstanding air-to-ground capability of our Tornado squadrons is being steadily migrated on to the Typhoon platform initially. In November’s SDSR, we secured considerable investment in the RAF combat jet fleets, including the extension of our Tornado squadrons’ out-of-service date to 2018-19, an increase in our Typhoon fleet by two squadrons, and the extension of the Typhoon...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (25 Jul 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: The UK F-35B aircraft has experienced no problems with over-heating of the horizontal tail nor have there been any issues with icing of the engines, either in-flight or on the ground. There have been eight occurrences of main landing gear tyre issues; this is primarily due to wear and foreign object damage. There was also one occurrence of a problem with the on-board oxygen generation system;...

Carrier Strike Group Deployment (26 Apr 2021)

Kevan Jones: A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of visiting HMS Prince of Wales with the Defence Committee and saw the two carriers alongside each other in Portsmouth. I agree with the Secretary of State that it is an impressive sight. I wish her crew all the best on their deployment. In his statement, the Secretary of State said that eight F-35s from the UK and 10 from the US Marine Corps will be...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Aircraft Carriers (5 Sep 2017)

Harriett Baldwin: As the only level one partner on F-35, we have been working closely with the US from the outset of the Programme. We have also been working through the UK/US Statement of Intent on Carrier Co-operation which has ensured continuity of our skills. Most recently, under these arrangements the UK Secretary of State for Defence and the US Secretary of Defense announced that USMC F-35B aircraft...

Backbench Business — [Un-allotted Day]: BAE Systems (24 Nov 2011)

Graham Jones: I thank the right hon. Member for Haltemprice and Howden (Mr Davis) and my right hon. Friend the Member for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle (Alan Johnson) for securing this debate. The motion relates to the skills base of the UK's defence production, which many hon. Members have mentioned, and the workers who possess those skills are the most important aspect of the debate. I have huge...

Written Answers — Defence: Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft (21 Jul 2014)

Philip Dunne: All aircraft variants of F-35 are currently within the Development Test phase of the overall programme. The aim of the Development Test phase is to reveal issues through testing so that solutions can be developed in order to deliver a capable aircraft to the armed forces. There have been no fires on board either the F-35B (short take off and vertical landing variant) or the F-35C (carrier...

Armed Forces (Flexible Working) Bill [Lords] (30 Oct 2017)

Michael Fallon: We are addressing the important issue of service families’ accommodation, with various new arrangements for ensuring that they have improved accommodation. We are also putting a number of RAF personnel through the F-35 training programme. We have more than 100 personnel in the United States training up and learning how to support and maintain the F-35s, of which we have purchased more than...

Military Aircraft Manufacturing (8 May 2019)

Stuart Andrew: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship for the first time, Mr Rosindell. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Fylde (Mark Menzies) on securing the debate and on his work for many of his constituents. He often grabs me in the corridor to raise issues that are of concern to him and them. As he rightly said, his constituency has a proud tradition in military aviation. Over...

Written Answers — Defence: F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (20 May 2003)

Gerald Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he expects to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the United States administration in respect of low-cost production of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

Written Answers — Defence: F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (3 Jun 2003)

Gerald Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many technology access agreements have been signed by Her Majesty's Government and the United States in respect of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter; and what areas of technology they covered.

Written Answers — Defence: Joint Strike Fighter (26 Oct 2005)

Ann Winterton: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on progress in acquiring F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft for the new aircraft carriers.

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