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Today: MPs to debate a petition on veterans' pensions, Monday 16 March 2015, 4.30pm


Debate on a petition relating to veterans’ pensions – Westminster Hall debate

Due to take place from 4.30 - 7.30pm on Monday 16 March 2015.

This debate is to be moved by Katy Clark, MP for North Ayrshire and Arran and will centre on a petition compiled by the Equality for Veterans’ Association. The petition text is as follows:

‘We the undersigned, call for all ex-Servicemen and women to be treated equally for the receipt of Service Pension, and demand that the Government reviews the Regulations which means that anyone who retires from HM Forces with less than 22 years Service prior to April 1975 receives no service pension at all’​

How to watch

The debate can be viewed on Parliament TV Player.

Transcripts of proceedings in the House of Commons are available three hours after they happen in Today’s Commons Debates.

Additional information

The House of Commons library has produced a briefing note on the Armed Forces Pension Scheme and preserved pensions.
Backbench Business Committee

The subject for debate was chosen by the Backbench Business Committee.
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