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Ministry of Defence remove filter
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star this property hansard heading Veterans: Northern Ireland remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what response he has made to the recommendation in the Veterans Transition Review, published on 11 February 2014, that security-vetted armed forces champions should be appointed in Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Lagan Valley more like this
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Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-26more like thismore than 2015-01-26
star this property answer text <p>The Department welcomed Lord Ashcroft's report on the review of the Armed Forces transition process. The report made 43 distinct recommendations; many are now in place either in full or in part. In response to his specific recommendations on an Armed Forces Champion in Northern Ireland, the Northern Irish Government announced last year that from April 2015, Local Authorities will nominate both a non-elected official and a councillor to membership of the Reserve Forces and Cadets Association in Northern Ireland. The latter will also act as a local Veterans Champion.</p><p>In addition, the relationship between the Northern Ireland Aftercare Service and the Veterans Welfare Service has been strengthened and close working links developed with The Royal British Legion, Soldiers', Sailors' and Airmen's Families Association, Combat Stress and key charities in Northern Ireland.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Broxtowe more like this
star this property answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
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less than 2015-01-26T17:05:02.25Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-26T17:05:02.25Z
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star this property label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Jeffrey M. Donaldson more like this