Jeremy Corbyn

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition

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Islington North Labour

Military Covenant

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.

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Jeremy Corbyn generally voted for strengthening the Military Covenant

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about strengthening the Military Covenant:

  • On 1 Mar 2010: Jeremy Corbyn voted against expressing a belief the military has been underfunded and the Government has failed to honor the Military Covenant. Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 2011: Jeremy Corbyn voted for a legally binding Military Covenant set out in law. Show vote
  • On 14 Jun 2011: Jeremy Corbyn voted to require public bodies and minsters to consider the effects of people's service in the armed forces when setting healthcare, education and housing policy and to consider if special provisions for current, and former, service personnel are justified. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2012: Jeremy Corbyn was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Defence Reform — Military Covenant — Strategic Defence and Security Review Assumptions Show vote

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