The armed forces covenant sets out the relationship between the nation, the government and the armed forces. It recognises the nation's moral obligation to members of the armed forces and their families. MPs have voted on the extent to which there should be special provisions for current, and former, service personnel in relation to public services.
UK Ministry of Defence
Yvette Cooper generally voted for strengthening the Military Covenant
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On 26 Jun 2012:
Yvette Cooper was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Defence Reform — Military Covenant — Strategic Defence and Security Review Assumptions
On 14 Jun 2011:
Yvette Cooper was absent for a vote on Armed Forces Bill — New Clause 17 — Special Health, Housing and Education Provisions for Service Personnel
On 16 Feb 2011:
Yvette Cooper voted for a legally binding Military Covenant set out in law.
On 1 Mar 2010:
Yvette Cooper voted against expressing a belief the military has been underfunded and the Government has failed to honor the Military Covenant.