Vote 2024: The manifesto proposals for armed forces personnel representation or commissioner

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4 weeks 16 hours ago #1 by melksham2
 Labour:

We will strengthen support for our Armed Forces communities by putting the...

British Armed Forces Federation has, since its inception, been an advocate for sensible independent arrangements to represent legitimate concerns of armed forces personnel and veterans.

Some of the political parties included their own ideas in their manifestos for the 2024 UK General Election. Post-election update: the Labour Party proposed, as they had been saying for some time, the establishment of 'an independent Armed Forces Commissioner':

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1 week 3 days ago #2 by melksham2
The role of the new Armed Forces Commissioner is due to be announced in the King's Speech next week.

The new Armed Forces Minister, Luke Pollard MP, told Forces|News that the Commissioner will be "an independent person, able to take up and champion the issues affecting Armed Forces personnel and their families".

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