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Troops and veterans one step closer to stronger legal protection

This isn’t to protect troops, it’s to save the Government money. It’s a weak piece of legislation and will not prevent vexatious litigation.
 

anglo

LE
At last, they've finally caught on, that the Lawyers are a bunch of thieving lying Bastards,
not as if any action will be taken again them,
Perverting the course of justice
"The Iraq war in particular saw a claims industry spring up where unscrupulous lawyers promised individuals they would be financially rewarded if they made allegations of wrongdoing against service personnel"

Thieving money from the public purse
"This legislation is not about providing an amnesty or putting troops above the law but protecting them from lawyers intent on rewriting history to line their own pockets."
 
At last, they've finally caught on, that the Lawyers are a bunch of thieving lying Bastards,
not as if any action will be taken again them,
Perverting the course of justice
"The Iraq war in particular saw a claims industry spring up where unscrupulous lawyers promised individuals they would be financially rewarded if they made allegations of wrongdoing against service personnel"

Thieving money from the public purse
"This legislation is not about providing an amnesty or putting troops above the law but protecting them from lawyers intent on rewriting history to line their own pockets."
You do realise that lawyer has been dealt with don't you?
 

anglo

LE
You do realise that lawyer has been dealt with don't you?
One man did this,

This contributed to nearly 1000 compensation claims against the MoD for unlawful detention, injury and death, as well as 1400 judicial review claims seeking investigations and compensation for human rights violations. While legitimate claims were rightly investigated, and always will be, this series of drawn-out investigations and litigation has cast a shadow over the lives of innocent personnel and veterans living with such uncertainty.
Around 70% of allegations received by the independent Iraq Historic Allegations Team were dismissed as there was no case to answer.

Pull the other one
 
Around 70% of allegations received by the independent Iraq Historic Allegations Team were dismissed as there was no case to answer.

The military community didn’t help itself there. If someone from IHAT contacts you, tell them to **** off. You can’t be compelled to talk to them.
 

In_Twists

Old-Salt
Is this the Bill that includes Iraq and Afghan but not NI? Leaving cases from the 70s 80s and 90s in the Province fair game for Sin Fein to 'find' further witnesses?
 

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