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UK Amphibious Capability — [James Gray in the Chair] (21 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: On a point of order, Mr Gray. We have had a very good debate this morning. A lot of questions have been asked by Members across the Chamber. Now, call me old-fashioned, but I thought it was the role of the Minister when replying to a debate actually to reply to it and not just read out a prepared statement.

UK Amphibious Capability — [James Gray in the Chair] (21 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: So why are you a Tory then?

UK Amphibious Capability — [James Gray in the Chair] (21 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: Does my hon. Friend agree that the black hole is of the Government’s own making? In 2013, they increased the whole great shopping list of new equipment, with no extra cash to pay for it. It was predicated basically on efficiency savings and land sales, which have not yet been achieved and will not be achieved.

UK Amphibious Capability — [James Gray in the Chair] (21 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: Does my hon. Friend agree that it is not only the cuts to equipment such as Albion and Bulwark that are worrying? The cuts that have been made to winter training for the Royal Marines, for example, take away a unique capability we have at the moment.

UK Amphibious Capability — [James Gray in the Chair] (21 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: Does my hon. Friend agree that the fleet protection role that 43 Commando plays in securing our nuclear deterrent is a vital role and that, if lost, it would be very difficult to replace?

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces (21 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many finance staff within (a) Navy, (b) Army and (c) Air Command (i) have (ii) are working towards and (iii) do not have a professional accountancy qualification.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Officers (20 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many senior officers from the (a) Royal Navy, (b) Army and (c) RAF have been assigned to duties within or seconded to HM Treasury in each of the last 10 years.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Officers (20 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the functions and roles are that are performed by senior military officers assigned or seconded to HM Treasury.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Officers (20 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many meetings there were between senior officers from (a) Navy, (b) Army and (c) Air Command and officials of HM Treasury in each of the last 12 months.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Officers (20 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many meetings there were between senior officers from (a) Navy, (b) Army and (c) Air Command and officials of HM Treasury in each of the last five years.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Officers (20 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many senior armed forces officers from the (a) Royal Navy, (b) Army and (c) RAF are assigned to duties within or seconded to HM Treasury.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Warrior Armoured Vehicle (17 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 4 July 2017 to Question 2038, on armoured fighting vehicles, when he plans to make an investment decision on the number of vehicles to be upgraded under the Warrior Capability Sustainment programme and the timetable for the agreement of a manufacturing contract.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Warrior Armoured Vehicle (17 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 24 July 2017 to Question HL863, what the reasons were for the delays to the Warrior Capability Sustainment Programme; and when that programme will be completed.

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Department for International Trade: Visits Abroad (17 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, which countries he has visited on official business in the last 12 months.

Defence Aerospace Industrial Strategy (16 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: rose—

Defence Aerospace Industrial Strategy (16 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Stoke-on-Trent North (Ruth Smeeth) on securing this debate. She has outlined the importance of this industry to the UK economy. The crisis that we face is of the Government’s making. In 2010, they came into office and took great capability out, scrapping elements such as Nimrod. Then, in the strategic defence and security review two years...

Defence Aerospace Industrial Strategy (16 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: At the moment, this clearly hinges on the Qatari order, but does my hon. Friend agree that if that does not come forward and the Government do not bring forward the Red Arrows replacements, we may not have any sovereign capability for building fast jet trainers in this country?

Defence Aerospace Industrial Strategy (16 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: Does my hon. Friend agree that if we lose that sovereign capability, either the Red Arrows will go altogether, or the Red Arrows will in the future be flying Italian, French or possibly South Korean aircraft?

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: European Fighter Aircraft (16 Nov 2017)

Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what his policy is on funding for the production of Captor-E active electronically scanned array radars; and if he will make a statement.


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