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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons on 18th February 2019.

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Photo of Carol Monaghan Carol Monaghan Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Armed Forces and Veterans), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Education)

We have heard this afternoon about Capita’s abject failure in recruitment. While we are haemorrhaging personnel, there are clearly issues in the armed forces that have to be addressed, so will the Secretary of State support the Bill from my hon. Friend Martin Docherty-Hughes, which will be heard on 8 March, to give personnel a voice, through an armed forces representative body with a statutory footing?