To provide a platform within Parliament to promote veterans; to secure support and understanding for the needs of veterans; to scrutinise and hold government, institutions, public sector, business and the third sector, to account to ensure that the UK is the best place in the world to be a veteran.
1. Nuclear Test Veterans: Service Medal
20/04/2021 - Commons Chamber
1: were the servicemen who are now our nuclear test veterans. What they did for their country in the 1950s - Speech Link
2: it is right and proper that these veterans, like most of our veterans, have appropriate recognition for - Speech Link
3: blocks of man, but that is something that the veterans now—the servicemen then—could not possibly have - Speech Link
2. Office for Veterans’ Affairs
09/09/2020 - Lords Chamber
1: the Office for Veterans’ Affairs, the Government have brought the Strategy for our Veterans to life. We - Speech Link
2: will mark the first anniversary of the Office for Veterans’ Affairs. I commend all those involved, especially - Speech Link
3: However, we want to do more, and the forthcoming veterans mental health high intensity service will see - Speech Link
13/07/2020 - Ministerial Corrections
1: The Minister said that the veterans’ gateway app would put veterans’ care in the palm of every veteran - Speech Link
2: user-friendly. That is an ambition of mine: to put veterans’ care in the palm of every single veteran in this - Speech Link
3: user-friendly. That is an ambition of mine: to put veterans’ care in the palm of every single veteran in this - Speech Link
4. Veterans’ Mental Health
12/03/2020 - Commons Chamber
1: Office for Veterans’ Affairs is funding the next stage of a long-term study of nearly 30,000 veterans who deployed - Speech Link
5. Oral Answers to Questions
06/07/2020 - Commons Chamber
1: Community, a charity in Broxtowe that supports veterans re-entering civilian life. We agreed that one - Speech Link
2: the life chances of veterans in this country is having a job. We have more veterans going into employment - Speech Link
3: and a half weeks, the telephone service of the Veterans UK helpline was closed. The Minister will no doubt - Speech Link
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