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Contracting Out

Volume 229: debated on Tuesday 27 July 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list all those services or functions contracted out in his Department and Agencies, since. November 1991, in which the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981 were not applied.

The table lists services or functions contracted out as a result of market testing in the Department and agencies, since November 1991, in which the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981 or, in the case of BAOR, equivalent German regulations based on the European acquired rights directive, were not applied. Similar information covering services or functions contracted out other than as a result of market testing could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

  • Catering at Royal Naval Air Station, Yeovilton and HMS DRAKE, Devonport.
  • Ground radio/radar maintenance, Royal Naval Air Station, Portland.
  • Helicopter maintenance and engineering, Royal Naval Air Stations Yeovilton, Culdrose and Portland.
  • Aircraft maintenance, Royal Naval Air Station, Yeovilton.
  • RN simulator helicopter control operations, Royal Naval Air Station, Portland.
  • Works services management, Royal Naval Air Station, Culdrose.
  • Engineering support, No. 60 Squadron RAF.
  • Parachute servicing.
  • Andover aircraft maintenance.
  • Wessex helicopter maintenance, RAF Shawbury.
  • Air Weapon Range, RAF Holbeach.
  • Engineering and supply multi-activity, RAF Scampton.
  • Recruiting exhibition production, RAF Henlow.
  • Elementary Flying Training School, RAF Topcliffe.
  • Flight checking, No. 115 Squadron, RAF Benson.
  • Guarding at Abbey Wood site, Bristol.
  • Reconnaissance visits to Bristol new site.
  • Catering, A & AEE Boscombe Down.

Vessel

Yard were work was carried out

Allocated/Competed

1988–89

RFA OAKLEAFFalmouth Shiprepair Ltd.Competed
RFA BAYLEAFFalmouth Shiprepair Ltd.Competed
RFA REGENTTyne Shiprepair Ltd.Competed
RFA GREY ROVERSmiths Shiprepair Ltd, North ShieldsCompeted
RFA FORT AUSTINSmiths Shiprepair Ltd, North ShieldsCompeted
RFA BLUE ROVERSmiths Shiprepair Ltd, North ShieldsCompeted
RFA SIR LANCELOTSmiths Shiprepair Ltd, North ShieldsCompeted
RFA SIR GALAHADA&P Appledore (Tyne) Ltd.Competed
RFA SIR PERCIVALEA&P Appledore (Tyne) Ltd.Competed
RFA SIR GERAINTA&P Appledore (Tyne) Ltd.Competed
RFA TIDESPRINGHumber Shiprepair Ltd.Competed
RFA BRAMBLELEAFBTL, Rosyth DockyardCompeted
RFA SIR GERAINTBTL, Rosyth DockyardAllocated
RFA SIR BEDIVEREDML, Devonport DockyardAllocated

1989–90

RFA OLMEDAA&P Appledore (Tyne) Ltd.Competed
RFA RESOURCEA&P Appledore (Tyne) Ltd.Competed
RFA REGENTA&P Appledore (Tyne) Ltd.Competed
RFA SIR TRISTRAMA&P Appledore (Tyne) Ltd.Competed
RFA SIR BEDIVEREA&P Appledore (Tyne) Ltd.Competed
RFA DILIGENCEA&P Appledore (Tyne) Ltd.Competed
RFA GOLD ROVERA&P Appledore (Falmouth) Ltd.Competed
RFA OAKLEAFA&P Appledore (Falmouth) Ltd.Competed
RFA ORANGELEAFHumber Shiprepair Ltd.Competed
RFA SIR GERAINTTees Dockyard Ltd.Competed
RFA FORT GRANGESwan Hunter ShipbuildersCompeted
RFA OLNAThew Engineering, SouthamptonCompeted
RFA BLACK ROVERBTL, Rosyth DockyardCompeted

1990–91

RFA BAYLEAFA&P Appledore (Tyne) Ltd.Competed
RFA BLUE ROVERTees Dockyard Ltd.Competed
RFA GREY ROVERDML, Devonport DockyardCompeted
RFA FORT AUSTINDML, Devonport DockyardAllocated

1991–92

RFA ARGUSA&P Appledore (Tyne) Ltd.Competed
RFA SIR BEDIVEREA&P Appledore (Tyne) Ltd.Competed
RFA SIR PERCIVALETees, Dockyard Ltd.Competed

Support Services, Northern Ireland.