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Armed Forces Covenant

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:49 pm on 2nd February 2017.

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Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence 1:49 pm, 2nd February 2017

I do not intend to respond to all questions at the time they are raised throughout the debate, but this is a matter of significant importance. I want to make it absolutely clear that any member of the service family who wishes to approach their Member of Parliament can do so in the way that any civilian would. I am not sure that the DIN does need to be changed—I am not sure that it is as ambiguous as my hon. Friend suggests, although I am happy to check—but if it does, I am happy to commit to doing that.