Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 3:28 pm on 27th October 2016.

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Photo of Johnny Mercer Johnny Mercer Chair, Defence Sub-Committee 3:28 pm, 27th October 2016

I thank my hon. Friend, loosely speaking, for raising that point. He gets to the crux of the problem. Essentially in the military, we go on medical advice. None of us are scientists or doctors. If we get into the real detail of the issue, it is on that point that we get to the nub of what has gone wrong.