Early day motion 53

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VETERANS GATEWAY HELPLINE

That this House welcomes the Veterans Gateway helpline launched for ex-armed forces personnel; notes that Wales has been chosen as the base for the 24-hour helpline for veterans returning to civilian life; further notes the report’s findings that child recruits are more vulnerable to post-traumatic stress disorder, alcohol abuse, self-harm, suicide, death and injury during an armed forces career when compared with either their demographically matched civilian peers or adult recruits; regrets that there is a 64 per cent increased risk of suicide among men under the age of 20 in the Army as compared with the wider population; further welcomes the initiative to give advice on housing, finance and health; supports the £2 million investment honouring the nation’s armed forces; and encourages this initiative in helping our veterans return to civilian life and getting the support they need.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 04.07.2017
Cameron, Lisa Scottish National Party East Kilbride Strathaven and Lesmahagow 27.06.2017
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 27.06.2017
Day, Martyn Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 27.06.2017
Doughty, Stephen Labour Party Cardiff South and Penarth 29.06.2017
Edwards, Jonathan Plaid Cymru Carmarthen East and Dinefwr 27.06.2017
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 29.06.2017
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 28.06.2017
Lake, Ben Plaid Cymru Ceredigion 05.07.2017
Law, Chris Scottish National Party Dundee West 29.06.2017
Monaghan, Carol Scottish National Party Glasgow North West 27.06.2017
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 28.06.2017
O'Hara, Brendan Scottish National Party Argyll and Bute 29.06.2017
Robinson, Gavin Democratic Unionist Party Belfast East 27.06.2017
Saville Roberts, Liz Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 26.06.2017
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 27.06.2017
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 28.06.2017
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 27.06.2017
Streeting, Wes Labour Party Ilford North 28.06.2017