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star this property date less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Females 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 steps his Department is taking to open military roles to women. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clacton more like this
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Giles Watling more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
star this property answer text <p>The Secretary of State confirmed on 25 October that the Infantry and Royal Marines are being opened up to women. Those already serving in the Army can apply to transfer into infantry roles from December, and from January 2019 the Infantry and Royal Marines will be open to external applications from women.</p><p>This fulfils the Government commitment to open up all combat roles to women and reflects an Armed Forces that is a modern and inclusive employer which maximises the talent of every individual Service person.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Bournemouth East more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Tobias Ellwood more like this
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less than 2018-11-28T15:43:46.353Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-28T15:43:46.353Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Tobias Ellwood remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Giles Watling remove filter