Note - This is an alert for upcoming business inside the Chamber of the House of Commons. We encourage discussion and comments concerning the topic or content of the debate. DOT apologises for the late posting but the motion is only released on the day of debate. The debate will be streamed live on Parliament.tv Player (Silverlight or Windows Media Player required to stream TV) Opposition Day Debate: Armed Forces Tuesday 25th June, the debate is due to take place on Tuesday afternoon, following the conclusion of the Opposition Day debate on Lobbying. It may begin later if any Urgent Questions or Statements are granted on the day, as Parliamentary business is subject to change. The debate will arise on a motion in the name of the official opposition. The motion for the debate is: That this House celebrates and commemorates the contribution of Her Majestys Armed Forces and their families, in particular those currently serving overseas; recognises the important introduction of Armed Forces Day in 2006 and urges the nation to come together and champion the Services achievements throughout the decades; pays tribute to the UKs Forces, their families and the charities who do so much to support them; recognises the enormous contribution of the staff who support the UKs Forces from within Government and the workforces in industry who supply them with world-class equipment; urges all those in public life to seek additional ways to support the Armed Forces Covenant; urges the Government, local authorities, business and charities to deliver the best possible post-service support; and considers the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant essential to uphold, through public policy, the provision of welfare and frontline support. Relevant documents: Seventh Report from the Defence Committee, Session 2010-12, The Armed Forces Covenant in Action? Part 1: Military Casualties, HC 762, and the Government response, HC 1855. Second Report from the Defence Committee, Session 2012-13, The Armed Forces Covenant in Action? Part 2: Accommodation, HC 331, and the Government response, HC 578. Notes: The selection of the matters to be debated has been made by the Leader of the Opposition (Standing Order No. 14(2)). Transcripts of proceedings in the House of Commons Chamber are available three hours after they happen in Today's Commons debates About Opposition Day debates: Opposition days are days allocated in the House of Commons in each session for the discussion of subjects chosen by the Opposition. There are 20 days allocated for this purpose per session and the Opposition generally uses them to raise questions of policy and administration. This debate forms part of the 4th allotted Opposition Day in this Parliamentary year so far.