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Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General: EU Fisheries Negotiations (8 Jan 2013)

Peter Aldous: I, too, congratulate the Minister on his work in the negotiations before Christmas and over the past two and a half years on behalf of the under-10 metre fleet. There is concern that in future work on the reallocation of quota, the under-10s will be compromised by not having kept records. Will he confirm that he will work with the industry to address that concern?

Public Bodies (Abolition of the Railway Heritage Committee) Order 2013: Motion to Approve (17 Dec 2012)

Lord Faulkner of Worcester: ...This covers around 111 working heritage railways and tramways, as well as 60 steam museum sites. There are more than 399 stations on these lines-more than on the Underground network-and there is a fleet of around 800 preserved steam locomotives. Artefacts that are designated, and thus preserved, often find a new life on the heritage railways, and that brings many benefits to local...

Written Answers — Home Department: Staff (10 Dec 2012)

James Brokenshire: ... 237 232.38 Steel House ** ** Whitgift Centre 51 44.57 10-18 Victoria Street ** ** 100 Parliament Street ** ** 102 Petty France ** ** 109 Lambeth Road 5 5 165 Fleet Street 92 90.28 30 Millbank ** ** 38 Midhurst Rd 6 6 6 New Square 123 115.41 Abell House ** ** Allington Towers 10 9.82 Amadeus House 94 89.87 Angel Square...

[Mr Graham Brady in the Chair] (6 Dec 2012)

Richard Benyon: ...a priority, will be seeking a way to ensure that days at sea remain at 2012 levels into 2013. We see that as vital to the recovery of cod stocks and to maintaining the viability of the UK fishing fleet. Those are two similar priorities for us. Everyone agrees that further cuts in days at sea cannot be justified, and they are being contemplated only as a result of the flawed cod recovery...

Written Answers — Defence: Marchwood Sea Mounting Centre (25 Oct 2012)

Andrew Robathan: I refer the hon. Member to the statement made by the previous Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, my hon. Friend the Member for Mid Worcestershire (Peter Luff), on 12 July 2012, Official Report, column 42W, in which he makes clear, our intention that the arrangements we are putting into place for Marchwood Sea Mounting Centre will take account of planned and contingent...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Helicopter Capability (16 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: The Ministry of Defence is making significant investment in helicopter capability, including: buying an additional 14 Chinook helicopters and modernising the existing fleet; completing the life extension programme for Puma; upgrading the Merlin helicopters and our attack helicopter capability; and replacing the current Lynx fleet with new Wildcat helicopters, the first of which was formally...

Written Answers — Defence: Nuclear Submarines: Wales (13 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: I have not received any official representations from the Welsh Government regarding the basing in Wales of the nuclear submarine fleet. The UK is not making plans for Scottish independence and is not making plans to move the nuclear deterrent or other submarines from HM Naval Base Clyde.

Written Answers — Defence: C17 Aircraft (12 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: ...United States Government. This agreement utilises a United States Air Force contract with Boeing to provide cost effective and affordable logistic, maintenance and engineering services to the UK's fleet of eight C-17 aircraft. This agreement provides a total of 18 Boeing employees, who are based at RAF Brize Norton. Depot maintenance is undertaken by Boeing in the USA, with all remaining...

Local Services (Planning) (10 Jul 2012)

Julian Huppert: ...had discovered DNA, the secret of life. In reality, it is the local community pubs, those that do not have a famous story to pull in the punters, who will benefit the most from local control. Many fleeting conversations over a drink between academics and entrepreneurs who have created partnerships and founded companies have made Cambridge into the city it is today. There are more than 80...

Written Answers — Defence: Apache Helicopters (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: The Army Air Corps currently operates a fleet of 67 Apache helicopters. The number of aircraft to be upgraded through the Capability Sustainment Programme will be decided at the main investment decision, which is currently planned for 2014. While not originally designed as a maritime helicopter, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has modified and cleared the Apache to support operations from the...

Written Answers — Defence: Military Aircraft (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: holding answer 24 May 2012 For current performance against time and cost criteria for the Puma upgrade, Chinook fleet, Wildcat fleet, Merlin fleet, Voyager air-to-air refueller and troop transporter, A400M air transporter, Airseeker surveillance aircraft, Typhoon fleet and Joint Strike Fighter fleet, I refer the hon. Member to the “Major Projects Report 2011: Ministry of Defence”,...

Written Answers — Defence: Military Aircraft (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: systems. The UK could modify the aircraft and its systems to meet unique needs, on a ‘pay to be different' basis, however this would introduce non-standardisation into the JSF aircraft fleet. The UK will have the ability to modify the mission systems and computer systems equipment installed on its Air Seeker (Rivet Joint) aircraft and ground systems to meet UK-specific...

Written Answers — Defence: Nuclear Submarines (10 Jul 2012)

Peter Luff: ...the facilities continue to meet the safety standards set by the Office of Nuclear Regulation. Regeneration of the site has been planned to ensure the delivery of the full planned Astute submarine fleet in line with current requirements.

Written Answers — Defence: Military Aircraft (25 Jun 2012)

Peter Luff: holding answer 21 June 2012 As stated in the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), we plan to have a fast jet fleet based around two types of modern and capable multi-role aircraft. We are reviewing, as part of normal business, how we intend to manage the transition between Tornado, Typhoon and the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). We plan to run down the Tornado force broadly in line with...

Written Answers — Defence: Military Aircraft (21 Jun 2012)

Peter Luff: The information is provided in the following table and is correct as of 15 June 2012:   Hercules C130J Hercules CI30K In-service fleet 24 8 Enduring Operations 5 1 In hangars at RAF Brize Norton(1) 2 1 Elsewhere 17 6 (1) The number of aircraft in a hangar at RAF Brize Norton will change on a regular basis and depend on the number of aircraft requiring...

Written Answers — Defence: AgustaWestland (19 Jun 2012)

Peter Luff: No requirement currently exists to add to the Army Air Corp's fleet of Apache attack helicopters. The Ministry of Defence is engaged in the concept phase of a Capability Sustainment Programme to address our future attack helicopter capability requirement and how it will be sustained to 2040. As part of the concept phase, informal discussions are taking place with potential contractors to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Nuclear-powered Submarines (18 Jun 2012)

Michael Connarty: I am trying to find out how much of this expenditure is in the £3 billion mentioned last year by the Under-Secretary of State for Defence, the hon. Member for Mid Worcestershire (Peter Luff), the Minister with responsibility for procurement, and how much is new expenditure? How much will be spent on Trident development and how much on the Astute submarine fleet?

Written Answers — Defence: Armoured Fighting Vehicles (18 Jun 2012)

Peter Luff: Having been deployed successfully in Afghanistan, Viking vehicles need to be regenerated for return to the core vehicle fleet in readiness for future contingent operations. It remains our intention for the Royal Marines to be equipped with an amphibious protected mobility capability as set out in the strategic defence and security review. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) plans to review...

Written Answers — Defence: Harrier Aircraft (18 Jun 2012)

Peter Luff: ...million); this figure included the sale of 72 Harrier airframes, spares and associated support equipment. Moreover, when the value of the sale is added to the savings made from retiring the Harrier fleet from service, the total estimated receipts and savings to the Ministry of Defence is around £1 billion. The decision to retire the Harrier force early was not taken lightly. Fleet...

Defamation Bill (12 Jun 2012)

Paul Farrelly: ...which has served to amplify the voices of many of the victims of the excesses of our libel laws who were crying out for both help and change—people such as Simon Singh, Hardeep Singh Kohli and Dr Peter Wilmshurst. I shall refer briefly to some of those cases later, because one of the litmus tests of this Bill will be whether there will be any similar cases following its reforms. At each...

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