Families of Commonwealth Soldiers

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:43 pm on 5th March 2019.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South 7:43 pm, 5th March 2019

The hon. Gentleman is doing the armed forces a great service. Does he agree that we must remember that these Commonwealth soldiers put their lives on the line just like the British soldiers and therefore should be treated in the same way as a British soldier in terms of family, instead of having this limit of £24,000 and waiting for six years?