Alan Johnson

Former Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle

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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Alan Johnson 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 26 Jun 2012: Alan Johnson voted to call on the Government to strengthen the military covenant and to request a reassessment of the assumptions on which the Strategic Defence and Security Review was based. Show vote
  • On 14 Jun 2011: Alan Johnson was absent for a vote on Armed Forces Bill — New Clause 17 — Special Health, Housing and Education Provisions for Service Personnel Show vote
  • On 16 Feb 2011: Alan Johnson voted for a legally binding Military Covenant set out in law. Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2010: Alan Johnson voted against expressing a belief the military has been underfunded and the Government has failed to honor the Military Covenant. Show vote

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