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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-03-27more like thismore than 2014-03-27
answering body
Ministry of Defence more like this
answering dept id 11 more like this
answering dept short name Defence more like this
answering dept sort name Defence more like this
house id 1 more like this
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25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps his Department is taking to facilitate the attendance of (a) veterans, (b) armed forces' widows, (c) armed forces' spouses and (d) carers to the 70th anniversary D-Day commemoration events at (i) Portsmouth on 5 June 2014, (ii) London on 22 June 2014, (iii) York on 20 July 2014 and (iv) London on 16 October 2014. more like this
tabling member constituency Gedling more like this
tabling member printed
Vernon Coaker more like this
uin 194124 remove filter
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
answer text <p>The 70<sup>th</sup> Anniversary D-Day commemorative events in Portsmouth are being organised by Portsmouth City Council, and the military is supporting the event as requested. Similarly, the Services are supporting events planned by the Normandy Veterans Association (NVA). The Department is unable to predict the numbers who may be present at any of these events and has received no requests to facilitate attendance.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Defence was made aware of Portsmouth City Council's planned events in April 2013. We were informed about the majority of NVA events in February 2013, and the National Memorial Arboretum event in November 2013. We have been working closely with the Royal British Legion and the NVA on the planned events to mark this significant anniversary, and have ensured that a range of Service charities and associations are kept informed, including COBSEO, the Confederation of Service Charities.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Broxtowe remove filter
answering member printed Anna Soubry more like this
grouped question UIN
194125 more like this
194130 more like this
194131 more like this
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less than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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3938
label Biography information for Anna Soubry more like this
tabling member
360
label Biography information for Vernon Coaker more like this