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.
UK Ministry of Defence
Lord Darling of Roulanish generally voted for strengthening the Military Covenant
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On 1 Mar 2010:
Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Defence — Military Covenant — Military Funding
On 16 Feb 2011:
Lord Darling of Roulanish voted for a legally binding Military Covenant set out in law.
On 14 Jun 2011:
Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Armed Forces Bill — New Clause 17 — Special Health, Housing and Education Provisions for Service Personnel
On 26 Jun 2012:
Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Opposition Day — Defence Reform — Military Covenant — Strategic Defence and Security Review Assumptions
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