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Defence to launch Sub-Committee on the Treatment of Contracted Staff for the MOD’s Ancillary Services
The intention is for this to become a Sub-Committee, to be chaired by Martin Docherty Hughes.
28 May 2021
Overseas operations bill concludes parliamentary stages
Lords discusses torture offences and duty of care to service personnel. Find out more
29 April 2021
Lords debates reduction in UK development aid
Members discuss impact on achieving the objectives outlined in the Integrated Review. Find out more
29 April 2021
MPs to question Johnny Mercer MP and Nadine Dorries MP
Johnny Mercer and Nadine Dorries will be questioned by the Defence Committee on mental health of the Armed Forces and Veterans.
22 January 2021
Defence to hold session on mental health of Armed Forces and Veterans
The Defence Committee will reflect on any updates since the Committee’s reports on mental health were released in the last parliament.
08 January 2021
Minister updates MPs on support for veterans' mental health
Minister for Defence People and Veterans has made a statement on the mental health of those who have served in the military
12 March 2020
Government questioned on investigation of veterans who served during Troubles
2015 Stormont House Agreement ruled out statute of limitations for Troubles killings
16 May 2019
Committee questions Secretary of State
Committee questions Secretary of State for Defence on his priorities for the Ministry of Defence
22 January 2019
Committee further explore protection of Veterans
Defence Committee examine how former service personnel can be protected from the spectre of investigation and re-investigation
08 January 2019
Lord debates Veterans Strategy
Peers discuss government plan for former military personnel
16 November 2018
Committee examines provision of mental health care to veterans
Committee hear how GPs and Psychiatrists currently provide care to veterans and their families with mental health issues
09 November 2018
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Lords debates Armistice centenary
Members mark anniversary of First World War ceasefire
06 November 2018
Mental health and the armed forces: the provision of care
Defence Committee takes evidence on the current provision of mental health care
11 September 2018
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