Statement on Armed Forces Covenant

17 May 2011

Secretary of State for Defence, Dr Liam Fox, made a statement to the House of Commons on Monday 16 May on the Armed Forces Covenant

Contained in the statement were details of the Government's plans to publish a new version of the covenant, written for the first rime on a tri-service basis.

Watch and read the views expressed by MPs and find more current parliamentary material on the Armed Forces in the Topics section.

Oral statements

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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