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Ministerial Visits

Volume 455: debated on Monday 8 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what official visits (a) he and (b) his Ministers have made in England in the past 12 months. (103359)

Defence Ministers have made the following visits in England between 1 November 2005 and 1 December 2006:

Visits by Secretary of State, 1 November 2005 to 1 December 2006

Date of visit

Place visited

28 November 2005

Defence Academy, Wiltshire, Wantage

20 January 2006

RAF Headley Court, Epsom, Surrey, Surrey Heath

20 January 2006

Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Selly Oak, Birmingham, Birmingham Selly Oak

27 January 2006

Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, Salisbury

14 February 2006

Defence Academy, Wiltshire, Wantage

19 April 2006

RAF Museum, London, Hendon

18 July 2006

Farnborough Air Show, Hampshire, Aldershot

19 July 2006

Defence Academy, Wiltshire, Wantage

15 August 2006

RAF Headley Court, Epsom, Surrey, Surrey Heath

15 August 2006

Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Selly Oak, Birmingham, Birmingham Selly Oak

21 September 2006

Flag Officer Sea Training, Devonport, Devon

27 September 2006

Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Selly Oak, Birmingham, Birmingham Selly Oak

11 October 2006

Colchester Garrison, Colchester

17 October 2006

RAF High Wycombe, Strike Command, Buckinghamshire., Aylesbury

Visits by min(AF) 1 November 2005 to 1 December 2006

Date of visit

Place visited

24 November 2005

HMS Bulwark, Devonport, Devon

30 November 2005

DLO Caversfield, Bicester, Banbury

5 December 2005

RAF Odiham, Surrey, North East Hampshire

20 December 2005

BFPO Mill Hill, Middlesex, Hendon

26 January 2006

Defence Geographic Centre, Feltham, Middlesex, Feltham and Heston

7 February 2006

RAF Odiham, Surrey, North East Hampshire

1 March 2006

Chicksands, Bedfordshire, Mid Bedfordshire

3 July 2006

DPA Abbey Wood, Avon, Bristol North East

3 July 2006

DLO Ensleigh, Somerset, Bath

10 July 2006

RAF Headley Court, Epsom, Surrey, Surrey Heath

25 July 2006

Westdown Camp, Wiltshire, Salisbury

17 August 2006

RAF Flyingdales, North Yorkshire, Ryedale

17 August 2006

RAF Menwith Hill, Harrogate, Skipton and Ripon

18 August 2006

Army Foundation College, Harrogate, Skipton and Ripon

31 August 2006

RAF Marham, Norfolk, South West Norfolk

21 September 2006

Defence Academy, Wiltshire, Wantage

21 September 2006

Portsmouth, Hampshire, Portsmouth South

10 October 2006

RAF Cottesmore, Rutland and Melton

11 October 2006

Colchester Garrison, Colchester

12 October 2006

RAF Fairford, Gloucester, Cotswold

12 October 2006

HQ AG, Upavon, Devizes

16 October 2006

RAF Molesworth, Cambridge, Huntingdon

17 October 2006

DSDA Bicester, Oxon, Banbury

15 November 2006

HQ AG, Upavon, Devizes

16 November 2006

Royal Marines Poole, Dorset, Poole

20 November 2006

PJHQ Northwood, Middlesex, South West Hertfordshire

Visits by min(dp) 1 November 2005 to 1 December 2006

Date of visit

Place visited

11 November 2005

DPA Abbey Wood, Avon, Bristol North East

13 November 2005

West Kingsdown, Kent, Sevenoaks

18 November 2005

Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Selly Oak, Birmingham, Birmingham Selly Oak

2 December 2005

PJHQ Northwood, Middlesex, South West Hertfordshire

13 January 2006

Agusta Westland, Yeovil, Somerset, Yeovil

13 January 2006

SME-5th Dorset Engineering, Weymouth, Devon, West Dorset

21 February 2006

Vosper Thorney, Portsmouth, Hampshire, Portsmouth South

23 February 2006

RAF High Wycombe, Strike Command, Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury

24 February 2006

RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, Louth and Horncastle

3 March 2006

DPA Abbey Wood, Avon, Bristol North East

10 March 2006

HQ Land Command, Wiltshire, Salisbury

5 May 2006

DLO, Ensleigh, Somerset, Bath

12 May 2006

DPA Abbey Wood, Avon, Bristol North East

3 July 2006

DPA Abbey Wood, Avon, Bristol North East

13 July 2006

Swan Hunter, Newcastle upon Tyne East and Wallsend

17 to 19 July 2006

Farnborough Air Show, Hampshire, Aldershot

27 July 2006

DPA Abbey Wood, Avon, Bristol North East

13 September 2006

Warminster Road, Bath

14 September 2006

Portsmouth, Hampshire, Portsmouth South

21 September 2006

MBDA, Airbus and Rolls Royce, Filton, Bristol North West

13 October 2006

BAE Systems, Warton, Preston, Fylde

20 October 2006

DPA Abbey Wood, Avon, Bristol North East

1 December 2006

DPA Abbey Wood, Avon, Bristol North East

Visits by US of S I November 2005 to 1December 2006

Date of visit

Place visited

8 November 2005

Royal British Legion, Pall Mall, London, Cities of London and Westminster

22 November 2005

MOD Police Headquarters, Wethersfield, Essex, Braintree

15 December 2005

Military Corrective Training Centre, Colchester, Essex, Colchester

26 January 2006

MOD Shoeburyness, Essex, Rochford and Southend East

7 February 2006

Veterans Agency, Blackpool, Lancashire, Lancaster and Wyre

21 February 2006

Commonwealth War Graves, Maidenhead, Berkshire, Maidenhead

21 February 2006

HMS York, Portsmouth, Hampshire, Portsmouth South

22 February 2006

Fleet HQ, Whale Island, Portsmouth, Hampshire, Portsmouth South

22 February 2006

HMS COLLINGWOOD, Portsmouth, Hampshire, Gosport

13 March 2006

HQ School of Infantry, Catterick, North Yorkshire, Richmond Yorkshire

4 April 2006

Defence College of Aeronautical Engineering, Cosford, Wolverhampton, The Wrekin

7 April 2006

PPPA, Bath, Avon, Bath

12 May 2006

West Bromwich, West Bromwich

20 May 2006

MODern Housing Solutions Call Centre, Matchworks, Liverpool, Riverside

2 June 2006

Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire, Richmond Yorkshire

8 June 2006

Reserves Training and Mobilisation Centre, Chilwell, Nottingham, Broxtowe

16 June 2006

Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Selly Oak, Birmingham, Birmingham Selly Oak

19 June 2006

RAF Northolt, Middlesex, Ruislip Northwood

7 July 2006

Mariners Park Care Home, Wallasey

7 July 2006

Sea Cadets, Wirral, Wallasey

11 July 2006

SSAFA HQ, London, North Southwark and Bermondsey

24 August 2006

Royal British Legion, Pall Mall, London, Cities of London and Westminster

15 September 2006

PPPA, Cheadle Hulme

15 September 2006

TA Centre, Stockport

6 October 2006

Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Selly Oak, Birmingham, Birmingham Selly Oak

13 October 2006

Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire, Richmond Yorkshire

19 October 2006

Castle Point, Benfleet, Essex, Castle Point

20 October 2006

Royal British Legion Poppy Factory, Surrey, Richmond Park

24 October 2006

Kings College Hospital, London, Cities of London and Westminster

31 October 2006

RAF Bentley Priory, Middlesex, Harrow East

10 November 2006

Kirkby, Knowsley North and Sefton East

14 November 2006

Royal Hospital Chelsea, London, Kensington and Chelsea

21 November 2006

RAF Headley Court, Epsom, Surrey, Surrey Heath

24 November 2006

MODern Housing Solutions Call Centre, Matchworks, Liverpool, Riverside