Oral Answers to Questions Debate

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Department: Ministry of Defence

Oral Answers to Questions

Ronnie Cowan Excerpts
Monday 20th November 2023

(3 months, 1 week ago)

Commons Chamber
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James Cartlidge Portrait James Cartlidge
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It is always a pleasure to meet my hon. Friend. He has been an absolute champion on the Ukraine issue, and I would be delighted to meet him to see what more we can do.

Ronnie Cowan Portrait Ronnie Cowan  (Inverclyde) (SNP)
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T10.   Ian Bernard is a constituent of mine who served in the Royal Air Force and witnessed the nuclear tests on Christmas Island. Ian is still to receive his nuclear veteran’s medal, and he has asked me to ask the Minister whether that omission could be rectified.

Andrew Murrison Portrait Dr Murrison
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I am disturbed to hear that the hon. Gentleman’s constituent has not received his medal, because they have been minted and distributed. If he would like to write to me with the details, I will chase it up.