38064 – Yemen: Cluster Munitions (Answered)

Stephen Doughty To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Answer of 15 March 2016 to Question 30727, what knowledge UK military personnel based in the command and control centre for Saudi Arabian airstrikes in Yemen had on the alleged use of cluster munitions in that conflict. Michael Fallon The UK …

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37739 – EU Battlegroups: Finance (Answered)

Mrs Anne Main To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much funding the Government provided for the EU battlegroup in each year since 2010. Michael Fallon None. from Filtered Feed for Question and Answers: http://ift.tt/20fOwpj

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37625 – Arms Trade: EU Internal Trade (Answered)

Mrs Anne Main To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the value of the UK defence industry’s total exports to the EU in each of the last three years. Mr Philip Dunne Official Government statistics do not differentiate exports to the European region between EU and non-EU countries. …

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37740 – Ministry of Defence: UK Membership of EU (Answered)

Mrs Anne Main To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what operational contingency plan his Department has made in the event of the UK leaving the EU. Michael Fallon None. from Filtered Feed for Question and Answers: http://ift.tt/20fPqlJ

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37643 – Mediterranean Sea: Human Trafficking (Answered)

Mrs Anne Main To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the UK’s naval contribution to EU anti-people trafficking operations in the Mediterranean. Penny Mordaunt The UK is contributing HMS ENTERPRISE to Operation SOPHIA and eight staff to the Operational Headquarters. HMS ENTERPRISE has been valuable …

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37624 – Armed Forces: EU Institutions (Answered)

Mrs Anne Main To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the number of UK military staff posted to (a) Eurocorps and (b) other EU institutions. Mr Julian Brazier The UK is not a member of Eurocorps and has no military staff posted to it. The UK currently has …

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37138 – Type 26 Frigates (Answered)

Dr Julian Lewis To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the original planned date was for cutting steel to begin for the first Type 26 Global Combat Ship; to what date this planned date has been moved; whether the cause of that change was (a) limited capacity of BAE Systems and its sub-contractors …

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