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Will the Minister give way?
Why are the Scottish regiments being treated more favourably, as Wales would see it, than the Welsh? Will the Minister respond to the specific point on what we consider the relegation of the old name, compared with what is happening in Scotland?
Before I open this debate on an important topical issue in Wales, it would be appropriate, as I hope all hon. Members agree, to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in the recent Hercules crash in Iraq, and to those men and women who have served this country in Iraq and other areas in recent times. I am grateful to have the opportunity to initiate this debate on Army restructuring in...
Former Labour MP for Clwyd West
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 11 April 2005 — General election (stood again)
Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.
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