New Clause 1 - Age of Recruitment

Part of Armed Forces Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:00 pm on 25th March 2021.

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“(1) The Armed Forces Act 2006 is amended as follows.

(2) Section 328, subsection 2(c): leave out “without the consent of prescribed persons.”—

This new clause would raise the age of recruitment into the Armed Forces to 18, in line with NATO allies and UN standards.