Greg Clark

Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells

@gregclarkmp

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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Greg Clark generally voted against 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.

Key votes about strengthening the Military Covenant:

  • On 7 Dec 2021: Greg Clark voted not to waive immigration and nationality related fees for non UK citizens in the UK armed forces, those who have served for at least five years, and their dependents. Show vote
  • On 6 Dec 2021: Greg Clark voted not to require the Government to have due regard to the special circumstances of current and former members of the armed services when exercising certain functions in relation to England. Show vote
  • On 13 Jul 2021: Greg Clark voted not to require a review of the mental health treatment provided to Armed Forces personnel. Show vote
  • On 23 Jun 2021: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Armed Forces Bill — Clause 8 — Armed Forces Covenant Show vote
  • On 23 Jun 2021: Greg Clark voted not to require accommodation provided to service people in Scotland to meet the Scottish Housing Quality Standard, the main measure of housing quality in Scotland. Show vote
  • On 23 Jun 2021: Greg Clark voted not to cap immigration and nationality related fees at level of the actual cost for citizens of Commonwealth countries who have who have served at least four years in the UK armed forces and for anyone who has served at least four years in the Brigade of Gurkhas. Show vote
  • On 27 Apr 2021: Greg Clark voted against establishing a duty of care standard in relation to legal, pastoral and mental health support provided to service personnel involved in investigations or litigation arising from overseas operations. Show vote
  • On 21 Apr 2021: Greg Clark voted not to require the Service Prosecuting Authority to review investigations into allegations related to overseas operations and to decide if to continue them. Show vote
  • On 21 Apr 2021: Greg Clark voted not to exclude actions against the UK brought by serving or former members of the armed services from proposed, more restrictive, time limits on actions in respect of personal injuries, death or human rights claims which relate to overseas operations of the armed forces. Show vote
  • On 21 Apr 2021: Greg Clark voted against establishing a duty of care standard in relation to legal, pastoral and mental health support provided to service personnel involved in investigations or litigation arising from overseas operations. Show vote
  • On 3 Nov 2020: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill — New Clause 5 — Restrictions on Time Limits: Actions Brought Against the Crown by Service Personnel Show vote
  • On 3 Nov 2020: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill — Clause 6 — “Relevant offence” — Prosecution Required Under International Treaty Obligations Show vote
  • On 3 Nov 2020: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill — Schedule 1 — Excluded Offences For the Purposes of Section 6 — Torture Show vote
  • On 3 Nov 2020: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill — Third Reading — Presumption Against Prosecution Show vote
  • On 23 Sep 2020: Greg Clark voted for prosecutions in respect of conduct by British armed services personnel on overseas operations to only take place in exceptional circumstances. Show vote
  • On 26 Jun 2012: Greg Clark was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Defence Reform — Military Covenant — Strategic Defence and Security Review Assumptions Show vote
  • On 14 Jun 2011: Greg Clark voted against requiring 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 16 Feb 2011: Greg Clark voted against a legally binding Military Covenant set out in law. Show vote
  • On 1 Mar 2010: Greg Clark voted to express a belief the military has been underfunded and the Government has failed to honor the Military Covenant. Show vote

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