Armed Forces

Monday, November 11, 2019

Monday, November 11, 2019

Opinion: Human rights laws have got in the way of common sense

Opinion: Human rights laws have got in the way of common sense

Lord Andrew Robathan says the UK needs to use "common sense and rationality" to prevent distressing legal action against war veterans.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

UK should make ‘exception’ to allow commonwealth soldiers to bring families, says Tom Tugendhat MP

UK should make ‘exception’ to allow commonwealth soldiers to bring families, says Tom Tugendhat MP

Tom Tugendhat: UK should make ‘exception’ to allow soldiers to bring families

Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat has said the UK government should make an “exception” to allow commonwealth soldiers to bring their wives and children to the UK, as current immigration rules have seen troops take on second jobs to afford the costs.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

LGBT personnel 'still suffer persecution' in the armed forces, says member of Royal Legion LGBTQ+ branch

LGBT personnel 'still suffer persecution' in the armed forces, says member of Royal Legion LGBTQ+ branch

LGBT people 'suffer persecution' in armed forces, says Royal Legion LGBTQ+ group

Marc Edwards, a member of the LGBTQ+ Royal Legion branch, has said that LGBTQ+ personnel still “suffer persecution” whilst serving in the Armed Forces.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Treasury announces Armed Forces Covenant funding boost to mark First World War Armistice centenary

Treasury announces Armed Forces Covenant funding boost to mark First World War Armistice centenary

Armed Forces Covenant funding boost announced to mark Armistice centenary

The Treasury will make a total of £19 million available to services supporting the Armed Forces in time for the centenary of the First World War Armistice

Art installation honours 73,000 Commonwealth soldiers killed in the Battle of the Somme

Art installation honours 73,000 Commonwealth soldiers killed in the Battle of the Somme

Art installation honours 73,000 Commonwealth soldiers killed in the Somme

An art installation depicting almost 73,000 model bodies in shrouds will be held to mark the centenary of the First World War Armistice

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Army

'If there was a war tomorrow, we'd probably lose' says former soldier

'If there was a war tomorrow, we'd probably lose' says former soldier

A former soldier and military historian has claimed that Britain would 'probably lose' if a war broke out tomorrow.