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FOI responses published by MOD: week commencing 17 August 2015

Ministry of Defence (MOD) Freedom of Information (FOI) responses published during the week commencing 17 August 2015.


Attachment: 77th Brigade organisational chart

Reasons service personnel left the armed forces from 2010 to 2015

Attachment: The soldier's load: historical data

Enclosure 5: Recent articles about HMS Victory 1744

Enclosure 9: Reply to Mr Yorke (dated 23 December 2014)

Enclosure 13: News Update (email dated 6 February 2015)

Attachment: Tornado safety case report

Attachment: Tornado mid air collision (MAR) safety case

Attachment: Summary of ongoing developmental areas

Attachment: Tornado safety case

Attachment: Goal structured notation (GSN)

Minutes of MOD's accommodation delivery forum (ADF) and related committee minutes

Details of approval and spend for the UK F-35 programme

Attachment: JSP 751: Volume 1: management of the casualty

Military recruitment statistics by location

Attachment: Army recruitment statistics by location

Attachment: Royal Navy recruitment statistics by location


Ministry of Defence (MOD) Freedom of Information (FOI) responses published during the week commencing 17 August 2015.

Published 18 August 2015
Last updated 3 December 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added FOI response for List of occasions when service personnel and/or their family have been housed in a hotel because permanent accommodation was not available.
  2. Added new FOI responses - Eligibility criteria for Continuity of Education Allowance (CEA) and the frequency of movement of the claimant's home, Continuity of Education Allowance - Authoritative document: JSP 752 (Tri-Service Regulations for Expenses and Allowances), Statistical data on the misuse of anabolic steroids by members of the armed services 2009 to 2014, Confiscation of drugs controlled under the UK Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 by the MOD Police since 11 May 2010, Copies of JSP 751: Volume 1 and 2, JSP 770 and AGAI 99: Army General Administrative Instruction volume 3, chapter 99, Armed forces personnel conducting visits to schools or colleges, Procedural requirements for service police when conducting an arrest, recording statements or other enquiries on a military establishment, Military recruitment statistics by location, Updated household staff costs for the 1st Sea Lord, the General Officer Commanding London District and the Chief of the Air Staff, 2013/2014, MOD Armed forces participation in sport and recreational activities.
  3. Added new FOI responses - Public access consultancy for the Army Training Estate, regional report and Army Training Estate Home Counties, Air Cadet Organisation Statistics, and Air Training Corps Sussex Wing Sergeants who have been appointed or who have moved Squadrons during 2010-2014, Extracts from Air Cadet Training order 42 detailing the process to suspend staff from their various qualifications, Number of Fire Fighters who have exited the RAF on the grounds of redundancy 2012 to 2014, and details of the RAF Fire Fighter 'into training' targets since 2012 and Emails regarding the proposal and plans to move the adult staff SNCO cadre into the RAFVR(T).
  4. Added new FOI responses - The number of ongoing ANA projects for both existing SFA and new SFA applications broken down by location, When Project Rose is expected to be announced and completed and how much MOD now forecasts to receive from this transaction, Minutes of MOD's Accommodation Delivery Forum (ADF) and related committee minutes and Details of approval and spend for the UK F-35 programme.
  5. Added new responses - The earliest and latest scheduled Introduction-to-service dates for the UK F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and Tornado collision warning system review note dated 9 Jan 2012, as referenced in the HQ No1 GP ODH tolerable & ALARP statement.
  6. Added new FOI responses - Clinical trials with investigational medicinal products and any other drug or chemical trial which involved military or civilian volunteers, the use of any conventional and non-conventional munitions in the area bounded by Manor Farm Road, Blackbarn Road and Winterslow Road, Porton Down, information on the BWIMS, the winning bidder for the Shackleton Aircraft sited at RAF Mawgan.
  7. Added new FOI responses - The Tornado safety case baseline report relating to mid-air collision, maintenance cost incurred during fiscal year 2012/2013 or 2013/2014 among UK military aviation, regarding FOD prevention for each service.
  8. Added new FOI responses - Unmanned ariel systems that the UK uses, the safety case for Tornado mid air collision.
  9. Added new FOI - Documents and correspondence to or from the Joint Nautical Archaeology Policy Committee (JNAPC) and Robert Yorke concerning the HMS Victory shipwreck, the Maritime Heritage Foundation and Odyssey Marine Exploration.
  10. Added new FOIs - Financial information specifically on Defence Intelligence Fusion Centre (DIFC), Light aircraft flights from RAF Benson and percentage of air cadets taking up a career in the RAF.
  11. Added new FOI responses - Total spending on studies, environmental impact assessments and public consultations relating to storage, recycling and disposal of decomissioned submarines 2010 to 2015 and The aggregated total number of managed moves/post rotations; formal grievance complaints; bullying and harassment cases; misconduct/discipline cases and suspensions 2000 to 2015
  12. Added FOI responses requesting volumes of army field manuals and related documents about Generic Enemy from 1991 to 1998, information on the employment of Royal Signals Reserve Majors and Lieutenant Colonels on Full time reserve service (FTRS), information on availiabilty of British Army vehicles stored in European locations and list of vehicles deployed in Exercise Black Eagle in 2014, information regarding ranks and personnel numbers serving in QARANC, the number of named operational deployments the MOD has supported since 2010, and documents relating to the pasttrials programme.
  13. Added several FOI responses for the number of Regular and Reservist personnel deployed to various conflict zones, information about lump sum payments and total compensation paid out to injured service personnel under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) for FY 2013/14 and 2014/15, number of service personnel discharged within the first 3 years of service since 2010, Percentage of military personnel returning from active service in a conflict zone who've received mental health teatment from 2009 to 2014, Information on the types of mental health treatments provided to Royal Navy and Royal Marine in-service personnel since 2012, Number of service personnel awarded compensation with the last 5 financial years under the AFCS and the amounts paid out in form of a lump sum awards under the AFCS following a claim for a fractured tibia in the last 5 financial years. Request for photos from Submarine Dismantling Project consultation document and request for the total cost of the RAF Odiham Families Day 2014.
  14. First published.