Clause 8 — Desertion

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 5:00 pm on 22nd May 2006.

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Photo of Angus MacNeil Angus MacNeil Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport), Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) 5:00 pm, 22nd May 2006

As one of the supporters of the amendment, I was just looking back through the notes for my speech and I do not think that I mentioned Iraq once. The amendment was not about rerunning the issue of the Iraq war; it was about making sure that service personnel are not faced with the draconian penalty of life in prison.