To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to running Royal Air Force transport aircraft with civilian personnel, similar to the operation of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary for the Royal Navy; and what cost savings they estimate would b...
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To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 4 June (HL8094), whether long service and good conduct medals were (1) produced and issued to honorary 5 star officers, and (2) produced and not issued to retired Heads of Serv...
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether any further consideration has been given to ensure Royal Navy and Royal Air Force air crews and maintenance crews embarked on the new aircraft carriers will work to the same Harmony Guidelines.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Voyager tanker aircraft are required to support the deployment of four F-35B fighter aircraft from the United States to the UK.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of Southern Rail is owned by SNCF; and whether they have made any representations to the government of France about the poor performance of Southern Rail.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many train operating companies are currently operating on UK rail routes; of those, how many are foreign-owned; and whether this proportion is of concern.
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Earl Howe on 28 February (HL569) and on 17 January (HL4523), whether a Head of Service who retired after the 5 star rank went into abeyance and who was informed that he would be treated in...
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the number of historical British business brands that are owned by companies registered outside the UK.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of any risks associated with using equipment supplied by the ZTE Corporation in the UK's telecoms network.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have applied any pressure on builders of Royal Navy surface ships and submarines to reduce planned completion timescales and thereby cut costs.
To ask Her Majesty's Government when the long lead items for the next five planned T26 frigates will be ordered; and when the order for the build of the ships will be announced.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will clarify the statement made by the National Security Advisor regarding the intentions for circumstances in which the Royal Navy aircraft carriers would be deployed in war.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of whether there was a demand for maritime assets to respond to a number of recent incidents; and who in the Joint Maritime Operations Coordination Centre has the authority to decide on priori...
To ask Her Majesty's Government which individuals may be held to account in the Joint Maritime Operations Coordination Centre if assets are not allocated to the highest priority incident.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the current holdings of banned chemical agents by the Assad regime; and whether they have held any discussions with the government of Russia concerning the accuracy of those estimates.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are compiling a list of persons allegedly responsible for war crimes in Syria; and if so, whether and when those names will be submitted to the International Criminal Court.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the status of the UK's diplomatic relations with the government of Syria; and whether they have any plans to change those relations.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the planned paying off date for the last Trafalgar class submarine in Royal Navy service.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the planned date of the launch ceremony of the seventh Astute class submarine.
To ask Her Majesty's Government on what basis were gold and diamond jubilee medals struck and issued to past Heads of Service who were not honorary 5 stars.