Gulf War Illnesses

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at on 11 October 2007.

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My Lords, will the Minister consider the fact that the Americans, our closest ally in that conflict, have been considerably more speedy and more generous in dealing with this situation? Should not this be a case in which Great Britain is following the American lead?