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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Waste Disposal 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 assessment he has made of the effect of burn pits used to dispose of military waste on the health of people who served in the British armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq 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 2018-11-15more like thismore than 2018-11-15
star this property answer text <p>The Ministry of Defence has not made any assessment of the effect of burn pits used by the US to dispose of military waste on the health of members of the UK Armed Forces who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Where burn pits are used on military operations the UK regularly monitors air quality levels.</p><p>If Serving personnel consider that their health has been affected they should seek medical advice from Joint Medical Group, previously Defence Medical Services. For veterans, their healthcare is provided by the National Health Service in England and the Devolved Administrations. Individuals who believe that they are ill as a result of their service are able to claim compensation through the War Pensions Scheme for the period up to 6 April 2005 and Armed Forces Compensation Scheme for illnesses and injuries on or after 6 April 2005</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this