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Westminster
RAF Croughton | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

10 Mar 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 4 February 2015 to Question 222466, what requests for (a) authorities and (b) consultations have been made to his Department in connection with (i) the European Infrastructure…


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Iraq | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

27 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 2 February 2015 to Question 222434, what consideration his Department has given to deployment of the UK Reapers in storage for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance…


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Iraq | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

26 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether lethal targeting by UK armed forces in Iraq is limited to ISIL combatants.


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Usa | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

26 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 2 February 2015 to Question 222435, what the name and date was of the agreement pursuant to which five personnel from Squadron 329 are on loan service to US Forces.


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Afghanistan | Department for International Development | Written Answers 

26 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what research her Department has undertaken on access of civilian victims of drone strikes in Afghanistan to civilian compensation schemes administered by troop contributing nations…


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Middle East | Department for International Development | Written Answers 

26 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether her Department will assess (a) the effect of drone strikes on civilian populations and (b) access to civilian compensation schemes as part of its humanitarian mission in Iraq…


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Usa | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

25 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 2 February 2015 to Question 222435, what the (a) rank, (b) function and (c) location is of the five personnel from the UK Reaper Force on loan service to US Forces.


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Unmanned Air Vehicles | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

24 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which post or team in his Department is responsible for the application of remotely piloted aircraft systems.


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Middle East and North Africa | Department for International Development | Written Answers 

23 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, whether any staff of her Department are engaged in considering the effects of drone strikes on civilian populations as part of her Department’s work in the Middle East and North Africa…


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Unmanned Air Vehicles | Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Written Answers 

23 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether a research analyst is advising his Department on the deployment of remotely piloted aircraft systems.


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Unmanned Air Vehicles | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

23 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the Strategic Defence and Security Review will address the issues identified in Joint Doctrinal Note 2/11, the UK Approach to Unmanned Aircraft Systems.


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Afghanistan | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

23 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 4 February 2015 to Question 222429, whether any of the RAF personnel in Afghanistan support RPAS operations.


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Social Networking | Department for Communities and Local Government | Written Answers 

12 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what guidance he has issued to local authorities about the use of (a) Twitter and (b) other social media to communicate with the public.


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Departmental Records | Cabinet Office | Written Answers 

11 Feb 15

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will place in the Library a copy of his Department’s record and retention policy; when that policy was last reviewed; and if he will make a statement.


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Child Sexual Abuse Independent Panel Inquiry | Cabinet Office | Written Answers 

10 Feb 15

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, when he expects the process of reviewing the Cabinet Secretary’s file to be completed; how many files are contained within that volume; how many such files have been indexed as part of the review…


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RAF Croughton | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

4 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the US sought permission from his Department for consolidation at RAF Croughton following that country’s European Infrastructure Consolidated Review.


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Iraq | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

4 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if his Department will introduce a compensation scheme for civilian casualties in Iraq.


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Unmanned Air Vehicles | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

4 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Answer of 9 December 2013, Official Report, column 70W, and with reference to Regulatory Article 1600, published by the Military Aviation Authority on 19 January 2015, whether…


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Afghanistan | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

4 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 12 January 2015 to Question 220012, how many RAF personnel are deployed in Afghanistan; and what the (a) rank, (b) squadron and (c) function is of each RAF officer stationed…


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Sahel | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

4 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with his French counterpart concerning the deployment of UK Reapers in support of Operation Barkhane.


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Unmanned Air Vehicles | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

2 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 19 January 2015 to Question 220792, whether his Department has identified any defect in the Reapers returned to the UK.


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Nato | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

2 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 12 January 2015, to Question 220027, if he will place in the Library a copy of the terms of reference agreed at the meeting of the NATO Reaper MQ-9 Users Group.


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Syria | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

2 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Written Statement of 21 October 2014, Official Report, column 63WS, on the Middle East, how many UK Reaper aircraft are conducting missions in Syria; and whether authorisations have…


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Afghanistan | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

2 Feb 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 16 July 2015, Official Report, column 687W, whether his Department is carrying out a strategic review of the use and effects of remotely piloted air systems in Afghanistan…


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Child Abuse Inquiry | Oral Answers to Questions – House of Commons Commission | Commons debates 

22 Jan 15

The revelations from Sky News yesterday about the document were significant and illuminating, and there is a clear public interest in knowing whether a former Prime Minister received a briefing by a senior intelligence officer or officers on…


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Unmanned Air Vehicles | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

21 Jan 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 7 November 2014 to Question 213733, if he will seek the agreement of the US administration to release a copy of the current revised Reaper Agreement.


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Nato | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

21 Jan 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Written Answer of 12 January 2015 to Question 219725, which UK officials will attend the MQ-9 Users Group meeting.


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Unmanned Air Vehicles | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

19 Jan 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department plans to offer or provide personnel from Reaper Squadron 39 to the US Air Force as a gift of services in response to current operational requirements.


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Pakistan | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

15 Jan 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the Joint Prioritised Effects List includes targets in Pakistan.


Westminster
Iraq | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

15 Jan 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will place in the Library a copy of his Department’s policy on the disclosure of information concerning lethal strikes in Iraq.


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Afghanistan | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

12 Jan 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether any personnel from the UK Reaper Squadron 39 will be deployed in Afghanistan in 2015.


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Nato | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

12 Jan 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 5 December 2014 to Question 216827, whether it is planned that options for asset-sharing between members of the NATO MQ-9 Users Group will be discussed at the Paris meeting…


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Unmanned Air Vehicles | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

12 Jan 15

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many UK Reapers have been relocated to the UK to date.


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Afghanistan | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

5 Dec 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 15 October 2014 to Question 209575, whether the Government has had any discussions with the administration of the US on future basing of UK Reapers in Afghanistan in connection…


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Syria | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

5 Dec 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Written Statement of 21 October 2014, Official Report, column 63WS, whether laser designators on UK Reapers carrying out surveillance missions in Syria are marking targets.


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Middle East | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

5 Dec 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether any personnel from Reaper Squadron 39 have been deployed to (a) Al Udeid air base, Qatar, (b) Al Minhad airbase, United Arab Emirates and (c) Al Musannah airbase, Oman.


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NATO Response Force | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

5 Dec 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the written Answer of 17 November 2014 to Question 213740, whether the NATO MQ9 Users Group will be available for use as part of the NATO rapid reaction force.


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Child Abuse in North Wales Judicial Inquiry Review | Ministry of Justice | Written Answers 

25 Nov 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he plans to publish the Macur Report before May 2015.


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Chemicals: Safety | Department of Health | Written Answers 

24 Nov 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will review the safety of the anti-bacterial agent Tricolsan; if he will place in the Library copies of reports his Department has received on the safety of this chemical in the last 12 months…


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Middle East | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

24 Nov 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether any RAF pilots have operated US air force aircraft over Iraq or Syria.


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Weapons | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

20 Nov 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if his Department will undertake reviews under Article 36 of Additional Protocol 1 to the 1949 Geneva Conventions before developing weapons systems capable of generating attack profiles.


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Unmanned Air Vehicles | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

19 Nov 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, for which periods officers in the armed forces have been trained on the operation and use of drone technology in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories in the last two years.


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Unmanned Air Vehicles | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

18 Nov 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what his Department’s policy is on basing (a) UK Reapers and (b) other remotely piloted aircraft on the Queen Elizabeth-class carriers.


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Middle East | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

18 Nov 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department is continuing to implement a zero casualty policy in support of the airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and ISIL.


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Islamic State | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

18 Nov 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many of the remaining UK Reapers in Afghanistan will be redeployed to support the coalition mission against the Islamic State of Iraq and ISIL.


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NHS: Drugs | Department of Health | Written Answers 

17 Nov 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will issue a direction under Regulation 7 of the National Institue for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) (Constitution and Functions) and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (Functions…


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Afghanistan | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

17 Nov 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Answer of 20 March 2014 to Question 191671, and the recommendations of the Birmingham Policy Commission entitled The Security Impact of Drones, published on 22 October 2014, if…


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Unmanned Air Vehicles | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

17 Nov 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Answer of 12 June 2014 to Question 199415, whether the (a) Joint User Group for Reaper and (b) NATO User Group for Reaper is functional; and if he will make a statement.


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Iraq | Ministry of Defence | Written Answers 

17 Nov 14

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many sorties of armed UK Reapers have been operated over Iraq to date; and how many weapons have been released in such sorties.


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Culture, Practices and Ethics of the Press Inquiry | Prime Minister | Written Answers 

5 Nov 14

To ask the Prime Minister, when he last met (a) Andy Coulson, (b) Rebekah Brooks, (c) Rupert Murdoch and (d) Trevor Kavanagh; what the purpose of each such meeting was; and if he will make a statement.







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