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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-22more like thismore than 2019-05-22
answering body
Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Armed Forces: Prosecutions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Defence on legal protections for armed forces personnel and veterans. more like this
tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
tabling member printed
Nia Griffith more like this
uin 257488 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
answer text <p>As a consequence of the long-standing Law Officers’ Convention, the Attorney General does not confirm whether advice has been provided to Ministerial colleagues on any particular issue, or the content of any advice that has been given. Policy responsibility for this matter lies with the Secretary of State for Defence.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Torridge and West Devon more like this
answering member printed Mr Geoffrey Cox more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-05T08:32:56.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T08:32:56.627Z
answering member
1508
label Biography information for Mr Geoffrey Cox more like this
tabling member
1541
label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this
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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-05-21more like thismore than 2019-05-21
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
hansard heading Armed Forces: Prosecutions remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Written Statement of 21 May 2019, Official Report HCWS1575 on Legal Protections and Support for Armed Forces Personnel and Veterans, when the public consultation on legal protections will (a) open and (b) close. more like this
tabling member constituency Llanelli more like this
tabling member printed
Nia Griffith more like this
uin 257032 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence will launch a public consultation in summer 2019 on legislation to protect veterans who may be subject to repeated investigations in relation to overseas operations many years after the events in question.</p><p>This is a personal priority for me and I hope that we can bring forward legislation as soon as possible.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-06-04T15:05:43.227Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T15:05:43.227Z
answering member
4017
label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
tabling member
1541
label Biography information for Nia Griffith more like this