Defence

Part of Points of Order – in the House of Commons at 6:20 pm on 18th February 2019.

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Photo of Anne-Marie Trevelyan Anne-Marie Trevelyan Conservative, Berwick-upon-Tweed 6:20 pm, 18th February 2019

Does my hon. Friend agree that we must ensure that we change part of the medical assessment program for recruitment? Those who are diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder—often Asperger’s—should not automatically be disbarred from applying. We are looking to select young men and women who have that sort of skill set—that particular unique kind of mind—and we need to find a way to ensure that the system is changed so that those people make it through the system.