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Defence: Overseas Operations: Civil Claims (2 Nov 2020)

Johnny Mercer: The Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill will not prevent service personnel and veterans from bringing personal injury claims against the Ministry of Defence in relation to overseas operations within six years. Historically, we assess that the vast majority—around 94%—have done so already for claims relating to overseas operations. We will, of course, aim to ensure...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Army: War Crimes (14 Dec 2020)

Johnny Mercer: As we do not know what future operations our Armed Forces may undertake, it is not possible to assess the impact of the Bill in relation to future prosecutions. The measures in Part 1 of the Overseas Operations Bill will apply to alleged offences committed on overseas operations more than five years ago. The Bill will not prevent allegations of offences (including war crimes) by service...

Written Answers — Defence: Christmas Deployment (10 Jan 2005)

Mr Ivor Caplin: holding answer 9 December 2004 The following table gives the numbers of personnel on Operations as at 20 December 2004, and the numbers serving overseas, but not on operations as at 1 December 2004. It is not anticipated that the figure for personnel deployed on operations will change significantly over the Christmas period. The numbers of personnel serving overseas, but not on operations,...

Written Answers — Defence: Armed Forces: Training (30 Apr 2012)

Gerald Howarth: All personnel deploying on operations receive pre-deployment training, which includes cultural orientation. This is delivered either through individual or collective training. Pre-deployment training will also include refresher training on the Law of Armed Conflict and the Geneva Convention. This training is vital to assisting our troops' ability to engage with and work alongside local...

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Ministry of Defence: Staff (13 Jul 2020)

Johnny Mercer: The provisions in Part 1 of the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill will only apply to alleged offences committed more than five years ago by current or former members of the UK Armed Forces, including Reserves, and members of British Overseas Territory Forces when operating as part of UK Armed Forces, on operations outside the British Islands. Although Ministry of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Co-operative Development (6 Mar 1972)

COURSES AND SEMINARS FOR OVERSEAS CO-OPERATIVE STAFF, 1972 IN BRITAIN Institution Description Number of Places Duration, etc. International Co-operative Training Centre, Loughborough. *Sessional course leading to the Diploma in Co-operative Development of Loughborough University of Technology. 12 1 academic year *Sessional course leading to the Certificate in Co-operation for Overseas...

Overseas Trade Corporations (9 Apr 1957)

There doubtless are some concerns which already have all their trading operations outside this country and can qualify as overseas trade corporations immediately. But there are also many mixed businesses with their operations partly here and partly overseas. To secure the benefit of my proposals such concerns will have to "hive off" their overseas business into a separate company that fulfils...

Clause 32. — (Scope of the Excess Profits Levy.) (20 May 1952)

Mr John Arbuthnot: In supporting this Amendment, I think it right that I should declare an interest and say that I am concerned with companies that operate overseas. I should like to say "thank you" to the Chancellor for the concession he has made in reducing the Excess Profits Levy to 10 per cent. in the case of overseas companies. He went on to say that that meant that there would be a maximum taxation of 60...

Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill - Committee (2nd Day): Amendment 32 (11 Mar 2021)

...of increasing autonomy associated with the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning, including in weapons systems, for legal proceedings against armed forces personnel that arise from overseas operations, and produce recommendations for favourable legal environments for UK armed forces operating overseas, including instilling domestic processes and engaging in the shaping of...

Written Answers — Defence: Phone Cards (4 Sep 2006)

Adam Ingram: As part of the operational welfare package, personnel serving on operations overseas are allowed 20 minutes of free telephone calls each week to anyone anywhere in the world. The financial allowance for people serving in non-operational locations overseas includes an element that is intended to cover the difference between the cost of 20 minutes of telephone calls in their location and the...

Defence: Overseas Operations: Negligence and Personal Injury Claims (2 Nov 2020)

Johnny Mercer: As I said in response to the question of my hon. Friend the Member for Workington (Mark Jenkinson), the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill will not prevent service personnel and veterans from bringing personal injury claims against the MOD in relation to overseas operations within six years from either the date of incident or the date of knowledge. Claims by service...

Cabinet Office: British Nuclear Test Veterans: Service Medals (12 Nov 2020)

Johnny Mercer: I have for some time been a supporter of his campaign, and I would urge him to continue in that vein. When it comes to the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill, there were a huge number of misunderstandings about this. It deals with people who are deployed on overseas operations. The nuclear test veterans were not deployed on overseas operations, and their ability to...

Written Answers — Health: Overseas Treatment Scheme (17 Nov 2003)

John Hutton: ...determine the process for selecting patients for treatment abroad. However, two key determinants are always addressed: The patient is clinically fit to travel The patient is clinically fit to be operated on In general, in selecting patients for a NHS overseas treatment scheme, acute trusts will review their waiting lists and identify suitable patients who are then contacted to offer...

Written Answers — Defence: Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations (7 Jun 2011)

Nick Harvey: The precise number of personnel overseas fluctuates on a daily basis for a variety of reasons, including mid-tour rest and recuperation, temporary absence for training, evacuation for medical reasons, the roulement of forces, visits and a range of other factors. We do not, therefore, publish actual figures for personnel deployed. On 6 May 2010, there were around 13,750 military posts...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Overseas Cinema Entertainments (26 Oct 1943)

Sir James Grigg: The operation of mobile cinemas has generally been accepted as an Army responsibility and additional Army cinema units have been sent overseas to operate in new theatres of operations. I am not aware that any action has been taken by the Army overseas to take over E.N.S.A. units or to inaugurate a new system. As I said in a reply to my hon. Friend last Tuesday, the future development of...

Written Answers — Defence: Telephone Calls (25 Apr 2006)

Don Touhig: As part of the Operational Welfare Package, personnel serving on operations overseas are allocated 20 minutes of free telephone cards to anywhere in the world every week they are away. In addition, personnel serving over the Christmas/new year period are given an additional 20 minutes. Personnel who are serving in non-operational areas are granted a cost towards telephone calls as part of...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Armed Forces: Nimrod (23 Mar 2009)

Baroness Taylor of Bolton: ...fly after 31 March 2009 unless the engine bay hot air ducts have been replaced. There will be sufficient Nimrod aircraft available to continue to support all anticipated homeland defence and SAR operations and, on current planning, Nimrod aircraft will return to overseas operations by early summer 2009. During this period we will use other UK and coalition assets to maintain an effective...

Written Answers — International Development: Ethiopia: Overseas Aid (16 Mar 2010)

Gareth Thomas: The Department for International Development (DFID) does not hold specific information on the operations of British companies in Ethiopia, though our office in Addis Ababa has periodic contact with particular companies on matters such as private sector development in Ethiopia. DFID does not monitor the activities of British companies in Ethiopia or elsewhere overseas. The Department for...

Written Answers — International Development: British Overseas Territories: Overseas Aid (20 Oct 2011)

Stephen O'Brien: The Overseas Territories department's operational plan which was published on 28 May 2011 confirmed that in 2011-12 the department plans to provide £59.913 million in aid to the British Overseas Territories and Dependencies. In 2012-13 DFID plans to provide £59.2 million. The operational plan has been published to the DFID website http://www.dfid.gov.uk/Where-we-work/Overseas-Territories/

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Official Cars (7 Dec 2006)

Geoff Hoon: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in the UK operates 21 cars. These are utilised by FCO Services staff in both the Hanslope Park Fleet Operations area and by London Car Service/London External Messengers operating from King Charles street. Details are as follows: Seven Fords manufactured in Portugal; two Rovers manufactured in the UK; and 12 Vauxhalls manufactured in Germany and...


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