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1126471
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star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Veterans: Northern Ireland more like this
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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 plans she has to bring forward legislative proposals to protect veterans accused of historic allegations relating to service in Northern Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones more like this
star this property uin 254180 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD) intends to undertake a public consultation on legal protections measures for personnel deployed on operations overseas, including a statutory presumption against prosecution of current or former personnel for alleged offences committed in the course of duty abroad more than 10 years previously. Prosecutions in such circumstances would not be considered to be in the public interest, except in “exceptional circumstances”. The presumption measure would not apply to historical alleged offences in Northern Ireland. The Secretary of State for Defence will continue to work with the Northern Ireland Secretary on the proposals for addressing Northern Ireland legacy issues. The MOD provides veterans, including those who served in Northern Ireland, who are subject to investigation and potential prosecution with legal, welfare and pastoral support.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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252557 more like this
252559 more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T13:46:38.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T13:46:38.257Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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4024
star this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
1126093
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading NATO: Joint Exercises more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which Minister in her Department authorised UK participation in Exercise Joint Warrior; and what estimate she has made of the cost to the public purse of participation in that exercise. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Orkney and Shetland more like this
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Mr Alistair Carmichael more like this
star this property uin 253528 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
star this property answer text <p>Joint Warrior is a longstanding exercise, directly supporting force capability and generation, and is a core Defence activity. As such, individual exercises do not require Ministerial approval and are not separately costed.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2019-05-16T15:17:30.937Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T15:17:30.937Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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1442
star this property label Biography information for Mr Alistair Carmichael more like this
1126162
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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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, pursuant to the Answer of 9 May 2019 to Question 250787, what information his Department holds on whether BAE Systems supervised the (a) fusing of bombs and (b) final preparations of munitions for operational sorties in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 253696 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
star this property answer text <p>The Department does not hold the information and I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 18 March 2019 to Question 232090.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2019-05-16T15:16:21.517Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T15:16:21.517Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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star this property file name 232090 - Saudi Arabia - Military Aid.docx more like this
unstar this property title Saudi Arabia: Military Aid more like this
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4615
star this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
1126233
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading War Graves: Falkland Islands more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 assessment her Department has made of the accuracy of media reports on 7 May 2019 that war graves on the Falkland Island are being disrespected; and what steps her Department is taking to ensure the protection of those graves. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Hampshire more like this
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Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
star this property uin 253663 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
star this property answer text <p>Anti-social behaviour of this nature is clearly reprehensible; action to address it would be a matter for the Royal Falkland Islands Police.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2019-05-16T15:16:56.37Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T15:16:56.37Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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4498
star this property label Biography information for Mr Ranil Jayawardena more like this
1125593
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading USA: Diego Garcia more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether her US counterparts have requested to deploy US B-52 bombers to Diego Garcia. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
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Nia Griffith more like this
star this property uin 252523 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>I am withholding the information as its disclosure would, or would be likely to, prejudice relations between the United Kingdom and another State.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T15:18:17.22Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T15:18:17.22Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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1541
star this property label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
1125669
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading EU Defence Policy more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which Common Security and Defence Policy (a) missions and (b) operations the UK contributes to; and which other countries participate in each of those missions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
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Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 252467 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>The UK deploys personnel to two military Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) operations (Operation ALTHEA and Operation SOPHIA), two military training missions in Mali and Somalia, and three civilian missions in Georgia, Kosovo and Ukraine. As an EU Member State, we also provide common funding for all CSDP operations and missions, both military and civilian.</p><p> </p><p>Other countries contribute personnel, equipment and funding to all of the CSDP operations and missions in which we take part. We can provide a snapshot of contributions by other states for the week ending 5 May 2019:</p><p> </p><p>Operation ALTHEA: Austria; Bulgaria; Czech Republic; Greece; Spain; France; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Slovenia; Slovakia; UK; Albania; Switzerland; Chile; Northern Macedonia and Turkey.</p><p>Operation SOPHIA: Austria; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Germany; Denmark; Estonia; Greece; Spain; Finland; France; Croatia; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Latvia; Malta; Netherlands; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Sweden; Slovenia and UK.</p><p> </p><p>EU Treaty Mission (EUTM) Mali: Austria; Belgium; Bulgaria; Czech Republic; Germany; Estonia; Greece; Spain; Finland; France; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Latvia; Netherlands; Portugal; Romania; Sweden; Slovenia; UK; Albania; Georgia; Montenegro and Serbia.</p><p> </p><p>EUTM Somalia: Spain; Finland; Italy; Portugal; Romania' Sweden; UK and Serbia.</p><p> </p><p>EU Rule of Law Mission (EULEX) Kosovo: Austria; Belgium; Bulgaria; Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Germany; Estonia; Greece; Spain; Finland; France; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Lithuania; Netherlands; Poland; Portugal' Romania; Sweden; Slovakia; Slovenia; UK and Switzerland.</p><p> </p><p>EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) Georgia: Austria; Belgium; Bulgaria; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; France; Germany; Estonia; Greece; Spain; Finland; Croatia; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Latvia; Malta; Netherlands; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Sweden; Slovakia; Slovenia and UK.</p><p> </p><p>EU Advisory Mission (EUAM) Ukraine: Austria; Bulgaria; Czech Republic; Germany; Denmark; Estonia; Greece; Spain; Finland; France; Croatia; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Lithuania; Latvia; Netherlands; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Sweden; Slovakia; Slovenia; UK and Canada.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T15:23:08.857Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T15:23:08.857Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1125675
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Veterans: Prosecutions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether her Department plans to introduce new protections to safeguard veterans from prosecution in relation to historic killings. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones more like this
star this property uin 252557 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD) intends to undertake a public consultation on legal protections measures for personnel deployed on operations overseas, including a statutory presumption against prosecution of current or former personnel for alleged offences committed in the course of duty abroad more than 10 years previously. Prosecutions in such circumstances would not be considered to be in the public interest, except in “exceptional circumstances”. The presumption measure would not apply to historical alleged offences in Northern Ireland. The Secretary of State for Defence will continue to work with the Northern Ireland Secretary on the proposals for addressing Northern Ireland legacy issues. The MOD provides veterans, including those who served in Northern Ireland, who are subject to investigation and potential prosecution with legal, welfare and pastoral support.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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252559 more like this
254180 more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T13:46:38.067Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T13:46:38.067Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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4024
star this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
1125679
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Veterans: Limitation of Actions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if her Department will introduce a statute of limitations covering potential offences committed by veterans. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones more like this
star this property uin 252559 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence (MOD) intends to undertake a public consultation on legal protections measures for personnel deployed on operations overseas, including a statutory presumption against prosecution of current or former personnel for alleged offences committed in the course of duty abroad more than 10 years previously. Prosecutions in such circumstances would not be considered to be in the public interest, except in “exceptional circumstances”. The presumption measure would not apply to historical alleged offences in Northern Ireland. The Secretary of State for Defence will continue to work with the Northern Ireland Secretary on the proposals for addressing Northern Ireland legacy issues. The MOD provides veterans, including those who served in Northern Ireland, who are subject to investigation and potential prosecution with legal, welfare and pastoral support.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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252557 more like this
254180 more like this
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less than 2019-05-17T13:46:38.167Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T13:46:38.167Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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4024
star this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
1125681
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Veterans: Criminal Investigation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 assessment she has made of the adequacy of the pastoral support provided to veterans subject to historic investigations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones more like this
star this property uin 252560 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>Within the Army's Personnel Services Group (APSG), the Operational Legacy team coordinates welfare and pastoral support to Army veterans and serving personnel who are subject to historical investigations. APSG has drawn together all stakeholders (Including those in the Ministry of Defence, the appropriate Regimental Headquarters and Associations, the Confederation of Service Charities and 'ABF - The Soldiers' Charity') to ensure coherent pastoral support to veterans, under the primacy of the MOD's Veterans UK. This is incorporated into the recently announced UK-Wide Veterans' Strategy and is supported by £10 million of funding overall. I am confident that this demonstrates that the Department has a clear strategy and is meeting its obligations to veterans subject to historical investigations, whilst also protecting the Army's reputation for future generations of soldiers.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T15:23:40.753Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T15:23:40.753Z
star this property answering member
1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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4024
star this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this
1125685
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Veterans: Criminal Investigation more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if her Department will ensure that all veterans who are under investigation in relation to historic cases in Northern Ireland are made aware of her Department's welfare and pastoral support. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nuneaton more like this
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Mr Marcus Jones more like this
star this property uin 252561 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
star this property answer text <p>It is a very high priority for Defence to ensure that all personnel involved in Northern Ireland Legacy matters are offered, free, appropriate legal and pastoral support, taking account of individual circumstances, including health and wellbeing. For both inquests and criminal investigations, we contact every veteran as soon as we have been made aware of their potential involvement. This contact will signpost points of contact within the Ministry itself, (including the MOD's 'Veterans UK'); the Army, including the Army Personnel Services Group and Regimental Associations or equivalent organisations and relevant charities and third sector bodies. In addition, MOD officials are in frequent contact with veterans' organisations and other interested bodies and make every effort to publicise this support through appropriate channels, to ensure that the wider veterans' community has a channel through which they can contact the Department if appropriate. We also have appropriate points of contact so that those of whom we are not initially aware, can initiate contact with the right people.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2019-05-14T15:26:39.597Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-14T15:26:39.597Z
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1544
star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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4024
star this property label Biography information for Mr Marcus Jones more like this